Madama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly

Giacomo Puccini
New Production

      

Libretto: Luigi Illica & Giuseppe Giacosa after a drama by David Belasco based on a short story by John Luther Long

First Performance: Teatro alla Scala, Milano, February 17, 1904
First Performance at the Israeli Opera: April 9, 2008

Conductor           Luciano di Martino  11.4, 12.4, 14.4, 15.4, 16.4, 17.4, 19.4
Yishai Steckler 20.4, 21.4, 22.4, 27.4
Director Mariusz Trelinski
Set Designer Boris Kudlicka
Costume Designer Magdalena Teslawska & Pawel Grabarczyk
Lighting Designer Tomasz Mierzwa
Choreographer Emil Wesolowski

Soloists          
Cio Cio San Ira Bertman 11.4, 14.4, 16.4, 19.4, 21.4, 27.4
Wioletta Chodowicz 12.4, 15.4, 17.4, 20.4, 22.4
Pinkerton Zoran Todorovich 11.4, 15.4, 17.4, 19.4, 21.4, 22.4
Sergey Semishkur 12.4, 14.4, 16.4, 20.4, 27.4
Sharpless Vladimir Braun 11.4, 14.4, 15.4, 17.4, 19.4, 20.4, 22.4, 27.4
Noah Briger  12.4, 16.4, 21.4
Suzuki Monika-Evelin Liiv 12.4, 15.4, 17.4, 20.4, 21.4
Ayala Zimbler 11.4, 14.4, 16.4, 19.4, 22.4, 27.4
Goro Yosef Aridan
Yamadori Noah Briger 11.4, 14.4, 15.4, 17.4, 19.4, 20.4, 22.4, 27.4
Reich Oded 12.4, 16.4, 21.4
The Bonze

Alexi Kanunikoff

Kate Pinkerton        Na'ama Goldman 11.4, 14.4, 15.4, 16.4, 19.4, 20.4, 21.4, 27.4
                               Shiri Hershkovitz  12.4, 17.4, 22.4
Dolore                     Itai Glazer
                               Ron Bar Ojalvo
Butterfly's mother    Maya Koptzik                    

Pantomimes            Krzystof Balinski
                                Michael Tomasz Ciecka
                                Tomasz Nerkowski

The Israeli Opera Chorus

Chorus Master: Yishai Steckler

The Opera Orchestra - The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion

Sung in Italian

Surtitles in English and Hebrew
Surtitles: Israel Ouval
  

Length of performance: approx. three hours

The young Butterfly learns to face pain and the loss of her honor as the man she loves disappears after he leaves her pregnant with his child. Puccini's tear-jerking tragedy returns to the stage in Trelinsky's stylized production.

Synopsis

At the moment only subscriptions can be purchased
Individual tickets sales will commence in October 2011

Dates

Wed 11.4.12 20:00
Thur 12.4.12 13:00
Sat  14.4.12 21:00
Sun  15.4.12 20:00
Mon 16.4.12 20:00
Tue  17.4.12 20:00
Thur 19.4.12 20:00
Fri  20.4.12 13:00
Sat  21.4.12 21:00
Sun 22.4.12  20:00
Fri 27.4.12 13:00

*Première Performance

Ticket Prices: 175/237/304/378/428 Nis
*15 Nis more for Saturday night performances

Towards Opening - a preview presentation with the creators and some of the performers,
with musical demonstrations from the opera:
SAT 31.3.12 11:00
Ticket Price: 70 Nis

Before the show back stage tours:
SUN 15.4.12 18:45 
TUES 17.4.12 18:45 
SAT 21.4.12 19:45 
SAT 28.4.12 19:45
                                            
Ticket Price: 25 Nis


Opera Talkback
SUN 15.4.12
MON 16.4.12
THURS 19.4.12 
FRI 27.4.12 

 

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