Posts tagged ‘Madama Butterfly’

Madama Butterfly marks 150 performances at Sydney Opera House with special deal for students

Opera Australia’s production of Madama Butterfly is now the most successful opera at Sydney Opera House, celebrating its 150th performance on Wednesday 25 February. Madama Butterfly is…

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In his own words: Moffatt Oxenbould on Madama Butterfly

Director Moffatt Oxenbould created this production of Madama Butterfly during his tenure as Artistic Director at Opera Australia. It remains one of the company’s best-loved productions, capturing the…

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Cheat Sheet: Madama Butterfly

A cheat’s guide to the beautiful opera Madama Butterfly.

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In photos: A tour of the harbour site during construction phase

By Bryce Hallett Entering the harbour-front site through a Japanese portal (of the kind found at a Shinto temple), you are transported into another time and…

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Cheat Sheet: Madama Butterfly on Sydney Harbour

A cheat’s guide to the beautiful opera Madama Butterfly.

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Meet Madama Butterfly: A Q&A with Hyeseoung Kwon

The title role of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly is a cracker of a character: with glorious music, a dramatic emotional journey and an intense, devastating end. Soprano Maria…

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Madama Butterfly: a Japanese Tragedy

“Is it love or fancy, I cannot tell you. All that I know is, She, with her innocent charm has entranced me. Almost transparently fragile and…

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A feast for five senses at Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour 2014

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour promises a glittering night out against an unbeatable backdrop, set to the spine-tingling soprano line of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. But what’s…

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