Madama Butterfly | Giacomo Puccini
(Madama Butterfly) Director: Anthony Minghella, USA, 2016, Italian version / English and Czech subtitles, 198 min
Anthony Minghella’s breathtaking production has thrilled audiences ever since its premiere in 2006. One of the world’s foremost Butterflys, soprano Kristine Opolais, takes on the title role, and Roberto Alagna sings Pinkerton, the naval officer who breaks Butterfly’s heart. Karel Mark Chichon conducts.