Cowichan Performing Arts Centre presents

The Met Opera Live in HD: Madama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly - Live Broadcast

Giacomo Puccini

Estimated Run Time 3hrs 32mins

Leading sopranos Hui He and Ana María Martínez share the heartbreaking title role of the doomed geisha, with tenors Piero Pretti and Andrea Carè as the American naval officer who abandons her. The great Plácido Domingo makes his role debut as Sharpless, alternating with Paulo Szot and Markus Brück. Pier Giorgio Morandi is on the podium for Anthony Minghella’s sweeping production, a perennial audience favorite.

Sung in Italian

The Met Opera Live in HD at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre

The Cowichan Performing Arts Centre proudly presents the new 2019-20 Met Opera season broadcast in HD from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City. This Emmy Award-winning series broadcasts live and encore transmissions using our new Vivitek, 18-Lumen, state-of-the-art, smartek, HD projector.

All operas are sung in the original language with English subtitles. The run times listed include either one or two half hour intermissions, depending on the opera. Casting and titles are subject to change.

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