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Madama Butterfly (2011, original release: 2009)


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Published: [Place of publication not identified] : New York, NY : Sony Classical ; Distributed by Sony Music Entertainment, 2011
Series: Metropolitan Opera HD live.
Description:  2 videodiscs (146 min.) : sound, color ; 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 ([10] 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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Additional Credits:
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919, librettist
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906, librettist
Racette, Patricia, 1967- performer, interviewee
Zifchak, Maria, performer, interviewee
Giordani, Marcello, performer, interviewee
Croft, Dwayne, performer
Fedderly, Greg, 1961- performer
Miller, Keith (Bass-baritone), performer
Jeong, Christian, performer
Peterson, Dean, performer
Won, David, performer
Kulczak, Edyta, performer
Summers, Patrick, conductor
Fleming, Renée, host, interviewer
Minghella, Anthony, producer
Halvorson, Gary, director
Choa, Carolyn, director, choreographer
Levine, Michael, 1961- designer
Feng, Han, 1962- designer
Mumford, Peter, designer
Down, Mark.
Barnes, Nick (Puppet maker)
Belasco, David, 1853-1931.
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Blind Summit Theatre,
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.),
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
English National Opera.
Lietuvos TSR Valstybinis akademinis operos ir baleto teatras.
Sony Music Entertainment, Inc.
Sony Classical (Firm)
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).

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