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Madama Butterfly

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Conductor
Henry Holt

Associate Conductor/
Music Administrator

Frank Fetta

Stage Director
David Farrar

Set Designer
Peter Dean Beck

Lighting Designer
Russell Pyle

Costumer
Steven B. Feldman

Chorus Director
Jeannine Wagner

Wigs & Makeup
Larry Cannon

Japanese Technical Consultant
Miyoko Komori

Madama Butterfly
First performance
La Scala, Milan
February 17, 1904

Los Angeles Opera Theater
Performance Dates:
Wilshire Ebell Theater
Los Angeles, California
November l0, 13, 15, 17, 1984

 

Madama Butterfly

An Opera in Three Acts
Music by Giacomo Puccini

Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica

with
Los Angeles Opera Theater Opera Orchestra

 
CAST
 
B. F. Pinkerton,
Lieutenant in the United States Navy
  James Schwisow
Goro, a marriage broker Robert Schmorr
Suzuki, servant to Butterfly Judith Christin
Sharpless, United States Consul
at Nagasaki
Conrad Immel
Cio-Cio-San, Madama Butterfly Delcina Stevenson
The Cousin Julie Groger
Cio-Cio-San's Mother
Sarah Agler
Yakuside Yoav Paskowitz
The Aunt Linda Shankel
The Imperial Commissione'r Herbert Ware
The Official Registrar Robert Remington
The Bonze, Cio-Cio-San's uncle Michael Gallup
Prince Yamadori Bruce Tuthill
Trouble, Cio-Cio-San's child David Matthews
Kate Pinkerton Rosemary Scott

Cio-Cio-San's relatives and friends, servants.

Nagasaki, Japan, about the turn of the century.
 
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