Glyndebourne Festival - Madama Butterfly Reviews
21 April 2021

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Madama Butterfly

Glyndebourne Festival


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No. of reviews: 7

Glyndebourne’s first ever staging of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly comes to Norwich
23 Nov 16 / Norwich Evening News
Nuclear family
1 Nov 16 / The Critics' Circle
Karah Son suggests a core of steel under Butterfly’s delicate beauty
23 Oct 16 / Express
Butterfly is Karah Son’s Glyndebourne debut, and she is near-ideal in the part
19 Oct 16 / Music OMH
Engages the mind at the expense of passion
19 Oct 16 / The Guardian
Downtown Nagasaki comes to Glyndebourne in Annilese Miskimmon's Madama Butterfly
17 Oct 16 / Bachtrack
Musical riches but theatrical poverty in Glyndebourne's staging of Puccini's tear-jerker
16 Oct 16 / What's on Stage
‘From an early age opera helped me escape the Troubles’
Opera director, Annilese Miskimmon, on her new Madama Butterfly for Glyndebourne, growing up in Northern Ireland – and the Muppets as inspiration.
Production details
Cast
Son/Raval, Lippi, Huckle, Verna, Rhys-Jenkins, Druiett, Fontanals-Simmons, Marsden, Mackenzie-Lavansch, Wallace, Danon, Trezise, Wilcock, Loskova
(c) Wilson/Hancock (d) Miskimmon
Performance dates
14, 17, 20, 23, 26, 29 October, 1, 3, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30 November, 3, 7, 10 December 2016 (various locations)
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