Puccini

Madama Butterfly 2018

Venue: Hexagon Theatre (Directions)

Thu 10 May, 19:30
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Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production with international soloists, highly-praised chorus and full orchestra
Winner of “The Best Opera Award” Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards
Puccini MADAMA BUTTERFLY

Starring the International soprano Alyona Kistenyova*
 
Back by overwhelming public demand, this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including a spectacular Japanese garden and fabulous costumes including antique wedding kimonos from Japan.
 
One of the world’s most popular operas, Puccini’s Madama Butterfly tells the heart-breaking story of the beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant – with dramatic results. Highlights include the melodic Humming Chorus, the moving aria One Fine Day and the unforgettable Love Duet.

“This is a Butterfly to cherish” Manchester Evening News

“Kistenyova played the tragic Japanese heroine with unforgettable grace and poignancy“
Oxford Prospect, Spring 2015

“The set and costumes were intricate and magnificent to behold. All the beauty of Japan was made real on stage, which added to the overall exquisite tragedy of the performance.”
Manchester Magazine, Autumn 2014

Sung in Italian with English surtitles
*Cast Subject to Change

Ticket information

£34.50, £31.50, £29.50, concessions: £2 off,  Groups: £3 off

Venue info

Hexagon Theatre

Queens Walk
Reading
RG1 7UA
Sat Nav - RG1 7TQ

 

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Contact: 0118 960 6060

Box Office opening times:
Mon-Fri: 10.00-17.00 or until show time
Sat-Sun: Closed or 1 hour before show time