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06 Oct - 09 Oct

Opera Hong Kong presents: “Madama Butterfly”

By Localiiz 26 August 2021

Event Information

START DATE 06 Oct 2021
END DATE 09 Oct 2021
Grand Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
(+852) 2234 0303

Header image courtesy of Opera Hong Kong

Opera Hong Kong is joining forces with Slovene National Theatre Maribor to stage a grand production of Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” this autumn. First premiering on 17 February 1904, Madama Butterfly is one of the most popular operas ever to be performed in theatres worldwide. Directed by renowned Italian Director Pier Francesco Maestrini, “Madama Butterfly” will become the cultural limelight held at Grand Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre between 6 and 10 October 2021.

Regarded as Puccini’s most melodious opera, “Madama Butterfly” is a perfect amalgam of eastern culture and traditional western opera. Coincidentally, this magnificent production of the heart-wrenching love story will be performed by talented artists from Asia and Europe. The production, in a traditional setting, will turn the entire stage into Cio-Cio-san’s (Butterfly) house in Nagasaki, with scenes enhanced by spectacular modern visual effects.

This production will be conducted by celebrated Canadian conductor Yves Abel, another co-operation with Opera Hong Kong after he made his debut conducting “Carmen” in 2018. 

Click here for more information on Opera Hong Kong’s upcoming production of “Madama Butterfly.” Tickets are available for purchase on Urbtix.


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