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Madama Butterfly (Met24)

Met Opera

Sam mendes | 2024 | 195 MINS
USA | Subtitles

Giacomo Puccini: The return of Anthony Minghella’s acclaimed production to the Met in the last production of this season, which makes for an interesting comparison with the ROH production.

In Detail

In her Met debut, Asmik Grigorian tackles the demanding role of Cio-Cio-San, the trusting geisha at the heart of Puccini’s tragedy.

Tenor Jonathan Tetelman is the callous American naval officer Pinkerton whose betrayal destroys her. Mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong is the steadfast maid Suzuki, and baritone Lucas Meachem is the American consul Sharpless.

Acclaimed maestro Xian Zhang makes her Met debut conducting Anthony Minghella’s vivid production. Sung in Italian with English subtitles.

195m inc interval

Tickets £21