Opera Australia - Madama Butterfly Reviews
24 August 2019
Andeka Gorrotxategi (Pinkerton), Karah Son (Cio-Cio-San)
Gennadi Dubinsky (Bonze), Andeka Gorrotxategi (Pinkerton), Karah Son (Cio-Cio-San)
Karah Son (Cio-Cio-San), Andeka Gorrotxategi (Pinkerton), Alexander Hargreaves (Commissioner)
Karah Son (Cio-Cio-San)
Christopher Chow (Sorrow), Karah Son (Cio-Cio-San)

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Madama Butterfly

Opera Australia


No. of reviews: 7

Karah Son’s Butterfly soars in Graeme Murphy’s dizzying new bondage-inspired production
5 Jul 19 / Limelight
Opera Australia's future-focussed Butterfly doesn't quite soar
2 Jul 19 / Time Out
A new, darker Butterfly at the Sydney Opera House
2 Jul 19 / Bachtrack
The blend of tradition with innovation and technology ushers us into a new era
2 Jul 19 / Performing Arts Hub
Karah Son makes Opera Australia's Madama Butterfly a must see
1 Jul 19 / The CEO Magazine
Madama Butterfly reaches new heights
30 Jun 19 / J-Wire
Dramatic experiment of production fitting for uncertain times
29 Jun 19 / Brisbane Times
Butterfly caught in a tangled web of love and lust
Opera Australia audiences can expect a very different Madama Butterfly when it opens this week, with Japanese bondage being central to the design.
Production details
Cast
Son/Hong, Gorrotxategi/Torre, Pendry/Sarkis, Honeyman/Carbó, Marino, Dubinski, Ede, Hillier, Hargreaves, Brown
(c) Zanetti/Milton/Matheson/Castles-Onion (d) Murphy
Performance dates
28, 29 June, 1, 3, 4, 5, 6(m), 11, 12, 13(m), 16, 19, 22, 25, 27, 29, 31 July, 2, 3, 6, 7, 10 August 2019 (Sydney)
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