as part of Metropolitan Opera Live
Fathom Events and the Metropolitan Opera present a broadcast of Puccini’s MADAMA BUTTERFULY, live in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, November 9.
Anthony Minghella’s vividly cinematic staging returns to cinemas, featuring soprano Hui He in the devastating title role. Pier Giorgio Morandi conducts one of opera’s most beautiful and heartbreaking scores, with a cast that also includes tenor Piero Pretti as Pinkerton, baritone Paulo Szot as Sharpless, and mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong as Suzuki. 3 hrs, 35 min.
"Anthony Minghella’s production is a compelling mixture of traditional and modern creative choices, able to lend beauty as well as meaning to the unfolding story." - OperaWire
"Hui He soars as Minghella's thoughtful Butterfly." - Limelight