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  • Concert
  • Orchestral, Choral, Opera
  • Temporada 2018/2019

Madama Butterfly

Gulbenkian Orchestra and Choir


Fri, 28 June 2019


Edifício Sede – Grande Auditório
Av. de Berna, 45A , Lisboa
217 823 700
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Giacomo Puccini was in London in 1900, when he saw and became fascinated by the theatre play Madame Butterfly, by David Belasco, which staged the story of a doomed love between a Japanese woman and an American sailor. Puccini was so impressed that he wasted no time in securing the rights for an operatic version of the same story. In order to be faithful to the environment he wanted to portray, he devoted himself to researching Japanese music, which helped him enrich the score of one of the most celebrated operas ever. It will be performed in a concert version, as preparation for the recording of a disc.

Coro Gulbenkian
Orquestra Gulbenkian
Lawrence Foster Maestro
Melody Moore Soprano (Cio-Cio-San – Butterfly)
Stefano Secco Tenor (Pinkerton)
Lester Lynch Barítono (Sharpless)
Kevin Short Baixo-Barítono (Bonzo)
Elisabeth Kulman Meio-Soprano (Suzuki)
Alexander Kaimbacher Tenor (Gordo)
Liesbeth Devos Soprano (Mrs. Pinkerton)
Amitai Pati Tenor (Yamadori)

Giacomo Puccini
Madama Butterfly


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