Opera Australia - Madama Butterfly Reviews
24 August 2019
Georgy Vasiliev (Pinkerton), Hiromi Omura (Madama Butterfly)
Andeka Gorrotxategi (Pinkerton), Hyeseoung Kwon (Madama Butterfly)
Anna Yun (Suzuki), Michael Honeyman (Sharpless)
Anna Yun (Suzuki), Hiromi Omura (Madama Butterfly), Jayden Lai (Sorrow)
Hyeseoung Kwon (Madama Butterfly)

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Madama Butterfly

Opera Australia


No. of reviews: 11

Madama Butterfly a stunning masterpiece
28 Mar 14 / Newcastle Herald
The opening night of Madama Butterfly was an experience like no other
26 Mar 14 / Broadway World
An evening and event that will linger in your memory for a lifetime
26 Mar 14 / AussieTheatre.com
The larger-than-life experience is delivered superbly
25 Mar 14 / Performing Arts Hub
Opera Australia's Madama Butterfly is a brilliant outdoor spectacular
25 Mar 14 / Business Insider Australia
Madama Butterfly will send your heart aflutter
24 Mar 14 / Star Observer
Madama Butterfly is the most fabulous of spectacles
23 Mar 14 / Australian Stage Online
A marvellous evening of music and drama
23 Mar 14 / Stage Noise
Alex Olle and La Fura dels Baus have produced the strongest of the three Handa Operas on Sydney Harbour
22 Mar 14 / Sydney Morning Herald
This model of a modern Butterfly soars as art and spectacle combine on Sydney Harbour
22 Mar 14 / Limelight
Opera Australia’s Madama Butterfly is superb, utterly contemporary
22 Mar 14 / Herald Sun
Opera on Sydney Harbour's Madama Butterfly makes a splash
... whatever the weather.
Why Terracini's Butterfly deserves to spread its wings
Let's hope that the news of Handa Opera’s demise has been greatly exaggerated.
Opera Australia crew learning how to weather the storms
It was the kind of morning that Sydney does well. The sun was shining and the sky was clear as the stars of Opera Australia’s latest harbourside spectacle paraded in front of the water yesterday for photos.
Fears rise the fat lady is singing final aria on Sydney Harbour
The future of Opera on Sydney Harbour is in doubt, with the NSW government and private sponsors yet to commit to funding another outdoor production next year.
Opera Australia's modern take on Butterfly causes a flutter
Madama Butterfly will boast a giant sun, 20 metres in diameter, rising out of Sydney Harbour. But it is the fake butterfly back tattoo that is the heaviest burden for its star soprano.
Butterfly to soar above Sydney harbour
Opera Australia announces Madama Butterfly as its production for Handa Opera on the harbour in 2014.
Production details
Cast
Omura/Kwon, Vasiliev/Gorrotxategi, Yun/Lambourn, Honeyman/Ryan, Macfarlane
(c) Castles-Onion (d) Ollé
Performance dates
21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 March, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 22 April 2014 (Sydney)
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