Published: [S.l.] : New York, NY : Sony Classical ; Distributed by Sony Music Entertainment, 2011 Series:Metropolitan Opera HD live, Description: 2 videodiscs (146 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN: 6314028884 :, Language: Italian
Opera in 2 acts
Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica, based on the play by David Belasco
"A Metropolitan Opera high-definition production"--Container
A co-production with English National Opera and the Lithuanian Opera
Program notes and synopsis ( p. : ill., ports.) inserted in container
Bonus features (all on disc 2): Backstage at the Met with host Renée Fleming: interviews with Patricia Racette, Marcello Giordani, Maria Zifchak and Carolyn Choa; Anthony Minghella talks about Madama Butterfly
Patricia Racette (Cio-Cio-San) ; Maria Zifchak (Suzuki) ; Marcello Giordani (B.F. Pinkerton) ; Dwayne Croft (Sharpless) ; Greg Fedderly (Goro) ; Keith Miller (Imperial Commissioner) ; Christian Jeong (The registrar) ; Dean Peterson (Cio-Cio San's uncle) ; David Won (Yamadori) ; Edyta Kulczak (Kate Pinkerton) ; supporting soloists ; the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet; Patrick Summers, conductor ; host, Renée Fleming
Broadcast live in HD transmission at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, March 7, 2009
DVD; PCM stereo.; DTS surround; NTSC
Sung in Italian; subtitles in English, French, German and Spanish. Hosted portion in English
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