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MADAMA BUTTERFLY

Excerpt from Madama Butterfly, Decca 452 5942.
Orchestra dell’Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Roma, Tullio Serafin, conductor. Renata Tebaldi, Carlo Bergonzi, Fiorenza Cossotto, Enzo Sordello.

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Love waits for no one.

The story of the young geisha Cio-Cio San, her devotion to her American husband, and her subsequent heartbreak, unfold to Puccini’s exquisite score in one of the world’s best-loved operas.


 

OCTOBER 10 to 31, 2014


On stage at the Four Seasons Centre, 145 Queen St. W., Toronto.
Performance time is approximately two hours, 40 minutes including one intermission.
Sung in Italian with English SURTITLES™.

Conductor: Patrick Lange
Director: Brian Macdonald
Set and Costume Designer: Susan Benson
Lighting Designer: Michael J. Whitfield
Chorus Master: Sandra Horst

Cio-Cio San: Patricia Racette* / Kelly Kaduce+
Pinkerton: Stefano Secco* / Andrea Carè+
Suzuki: Elizabeth DeShong
Sharpless: Dwayne Croft* / Gregory Dahl+

With the COC Orchestra and Chorus

* Oct. 10, 15, 18, 21, 24, 30
+ Oct. 11, 19, 22, 26, 28, 31


A Canadian Opera Company production

Banner: Patricia Racette, 2013. Photo: Gary Mulcahey

Performance Dates & Times
View the performance dates below:
  • Fri. October 10, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Sat. October 11, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
  • Wed. October 15, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Sat. October 18, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Sun. October 19, 2014 at 2 p.m.
  • Tue. October 21, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Wed. October 22, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Fri. October 24, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Sun. October 26, 2014 at 2 p.m.
  • Tue. October 28, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Thu. October 30, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Fri. October 31, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.

This production originally made possible by John A. Cook

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