English National Opera - Madama Butterfly Reviews
7 July 2020
Chorus
Rena Harms (Butterfly), David Butt Philip (Pinkerton)
General scene
Rena Harms (Butterfly)
Rena Harms (Butterfly)

Performance reviews

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Madama Butterfly

English National Opera


No. of reviews: 15

Overpowering orchestra, but some strikingly effective moments
24 May 16 / Evening Standard
Anthony Minghella’s production of Madame Butterfly for ENO is wearing well
23 May 16 / Opera Today
The opening scene of the late Anthony Minghella’s staging of Madam Butterfly is one that remains indelibly in the mind
22 May 16 / Express
A visual feast
20 May 16 / Independent
The stage is a sea of visual brilliancy from the first scene to the last
20 May 16 / Opera Britannia
One of ENO's truly great successes of recent years
19 May 16 / Express
ENO’s enjoyable Madama Butterfly poses a few problems
19 May 16 / Seen and Heard
English National Opera revives Anthony Minghella's popular production
18 May 16 / What's on Stage
Madame Butterfly takes wing At the ENO
18 May 16 / Londonist
Minghella's production still looks good but the words are lost
18 May 16 / The Guardian
Anthony Minghella’s visually stunning production of Madam Butterfly is unashamedly cinematograhic in style
18 May 16 / Music OMH
Unforgettable
18 May 16 / The Stage
Flawed casting in Minghella's widescreen Butterfly at ENO
18 May 16 / Bachtrack
An evening to remember
18 May 16 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
Flawed casting in Minghella's widescreen Butterfly at ENO
17 May 16 / Bachtrack
Production details
Cast
Harms, Butt Philip, Windsor-Lewis, von Bergen, Jenkins, Richardson, Price, Durkan
(c) Armstrong/Fitzpatrick (d) Minghella
Performance dates
16, 18, 21, 25, 27, 29, 31 May, 2, 4, 7, 11, 16, 18, 24, 30 June, 5, 7 July 2016
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