Madama Butterfly

May 22, 2014

Saturday Matinee presents the Lyric Opera Of Chicago's new production of Madama Butterfly.

"Lyric Opera's emotionally charged 'Butterfly' soars." - Chicago Sun-Times

Patricia Racette sings the role of Cio-Cio-San with Stefano Secco (Lt. B.F. Pinkerton), David Cangelosi (Goro), Christopher Purves (Sharpless), Maryann McCormick (Suzuki), Richard Ollarsaba (Imperial Commissioner), Will Liverman (Official Registrar), David Coversten (The Bonze), Anthony Clark Evans (Prince Yamadori), Tye Pauley (Sorrow, Butterfly's Child), Laura Wilde (Kate Pinkerton).

Marco Armiliato Conducts.

Broadcast Saturday, May 24 at 1:00 p.m.  Read the synopsis on Lyric's production page.