The Metropolitan Opera: Madama Butterfly Encore Synopsis
Encore: Karel Mark Chichon conducts Puccini's "Madama Butterfly," with soprano Kristine Opolais.

Movie Reviews

Madama Butterfly

By Entertain_Viv
Positively the most BRILLIANT operatic experience for me. My absolute new favorite format. Was as if I was sitting on the stage myself! State-of-the-Art technology in every form. Incredible...

Madama Butterfly Encore

By AdagioatMSN
I have serious doubts about Anthony Minghella's ideas on this production, making me wonder if he read the script. Sometimes, in an effort to produce something new, I think the Met makes some very odd...

Met Opera - Madame Butterfly

By Karl Boekelheide
Fabulous show. The singing was spectacular. My reference had been Renata Tebaldi from the 50's. This is at least as good....

Madama Butterfly

By Sufran
This production was EXQUISITE!!! My friend and I had tears streaming down our faces. The puppetry was incredibly well done. I wished I had a DVD version too --- to watch many more times! It was...

madame butterfly

By sybilpine
Thanks for these performances. It is a complete pleasure beinb able to see the opera at the movies....

madame butterfly

By joand
exceptionsl, very moving, wonderful presentation...

A Grand Performance!

By Frostbite Frank
I have seen Madame Butterfly 4 times now - This was nearly as memorable as the live performances. The performers in this recording were wonderful, though! I thought Yoshida had the most compelling...

madama butterfly

By adriangj
modernistic setting took away the essence of the drama...

Madama Buttefly Encore

By caro99
1. Pinkerton was much too wooden, hard to see why Cio-Cio-San loved him 2. The opera seems long without much going on, this production being underplayed made it seem longer 3. The puppet was...

Madama Butterfly

By barbstru
Absolutely wonderful!...

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Rated NR