Ellen Kent's Madama Butterfly, Sunderland Empire

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

Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim* from the Korean National Opera, Seoul and 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.

‘Stunning and emotionally charged’
Cardiff Morning Star

Sung in Italian with English surtitles
*Cast Subject to Change

Ellen Kent's Madama Butterfly

Show details:

27 January 2018

Pricing: From £15.40 + £2.85

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  • Reviews

    Ellen Kent's Madama Butterfly reviews

    '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

    3 star rating

    ‘High-octane…impressive cast’

    Whats On Stage

    'This is a Butterfly to cherish'

    Manchester Evening News

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