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Madama Butterfly on Harlequin Hi-Shine

23 July 2019

Opera Australia’s new production of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly is at the Sydney Opera House until 10th August 2019.

Directed by acclaimed choreographer Graeme Murphy, together with production designer Michael Scott-Mitchell, the re-imagining incorporates technology with an LED backdrop and Jennifer Irwin’s sumptuous costumes and set.

Gennadi Dubinsky as Bonze, Andeka Gorrotxategi as Pinkerton and Karah Son as Cio-Cio-San in Opera Australia’s 2019 production of Madama Butterfly at the Sydney Opera House. 📷 Prudence Upton

Harlequin Hi-Shine vinyl performance floor in metallic silver was specially commissioned for the new staging.

Karah Son as Cio-Cio-San, Christopher Hillier as Yamadori, Virgilio Marino as Goro and Michael Honeyman as Sharpless in Opera Australia’s 2019 production of Madama Butterfly at the Sydney Opera House. 📷 Prudence Upton

Karah Son as Cio-Cio-San, Andeka Gorrotxategi as Pinkerton and Alexander Hargreaves as the Commissioner in Opera Australia’s 2019 production of Madama Butterfly at the Sydney Opera House. 📷Prudence Upton 

CONDUCTOR Massimo Zanetti (until 6 Jul)
Nicholas Milton (11–25, 29, 31 Jul; 1 Aug)
Brian Castles-Onion (27 Jul)
Tahu Matheson (2–10 Aug)
DIRECTOR Graeme Murphy
CREATIVE ASSOCIATE Janet Vernon
PRODUCTION DESIGNER Michael Scott-Mitchell
COSTUME DESIGNER Jennifer Irwin
LIGHTING DESIGNER Damien Cooper
DIGITAL CONTENT Sean Nieuwenhuis
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR Shane Placentino

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