The Met Summer Encore: Madama Butterfly (2011) Synopsis
Patrick Summers conducts Puccini's tragedy.

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Lighting Design and Costumes

By Tammy Rake
I'm not qualified to comment on the musical fortitude of the production. However, as someone who has done lighting design and costumes, I do know a little bit those. The selective combination of...

The Best of The Met

By sophiegee
Great production and series....

Madama Butterfly

By Librarius1939
This was a magnificent production by the Met. A truly emotional experience that will take a week to recover from. Patricia Racette was stunning as Butterfly and that final crashing chord at the end...

Madama Butterfly

By lslvajda
Amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You must see. The simplicity of the stage and props was great and gave more emphasis on the singers....


By MarcBus
I use to go a lot to see live opera at the Met, but this was a great amazing experience. Must go....

Moving Performance

By iamst4efani
The performances were amazing and moving. I certainly recommend it!...

Madama Butterfly

By Lark_Ascending
Anthony Minghella's production of Puccini's tragedy is rightly described as a 'classic' since it opened the 2006 Met Season (and was first broadcast in 2009). Patricia Racette's portray Cio Cio San -...

Madama Butterfly

By camilookb
This is the BEST production of this opera I ever seen! I can not tell you how much I enjoyed this presentation, which I feel it was superbly done. I intend to keep coming to operas offered by the...

madama butterfly

By MarionGorelick
Wonerful. I want to go to every opera and concert that the HD summer series offer. Please let me know of all production...

Madama Butterfly

By annamt
This production of "Madama Butterfly" is spectacular! Everything about it is special from the staging to the vibrant colors both in the scenes and in the voices. Don't miss it the next time it's...

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