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The MET Live in HD: Madama Butterfly (Puccini)

Saturday, Nov 9, 9:55 am
Tentative Run Time: 3:32 (312 minutes)

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 Bruce Sledge as Pinkerton, baritone Paulo Szot as Sharpless, and mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong as Suzuki.

Conductor: Pier Giorgio Morandi
Production: Anthony Minghella
Set Designer: Michael Levine
Costume Designer: Han Feng
Lighting Designer: Peter Mumford
Choreographer: Carolyn Choa
Cast: Hui He (Cio-Cio-San), Elizabeth DeShong (Suzuki), Andrea Carè (Pinkerton), Paulo Szot (Sharpless)

Stassya Pacheco returns for a pre-opera lecture prior to every Saturday live transmission, 30 minutes before the start time. Also, Saturday operas offer the option of pre-ordering your lunch from the Skagit Valley Food Co-op. Pre-order lunches are made up during the opera and ready for you to enjoy during the intermission.

Advance Tickets: Adult $23, Senior $21, Student (with I.D.) and  $19, Child (12 and under) $17, plus applicable fees. Lincoln Theatre Members receive $2 off all price levels. Full Season Subscribers receive an additional 10% discount (The Magic Flute is optional.)