Glyndebourne’s Madama Butterfly streams on 21 June
Puccini’s Madama Butterfly will be the first of three online broadcasts from Glyndebourne Festival 2018 on Thursday 21 June.
Madama Butterfly at Glyndebourne Festival 2018 - Joshua Guerrero as Pinkerton and Olga Busuioc as Cio-Cio-San © Glyndebourne Productions Limited. Photographer Robbie Jack
Madama Butterfly at Glyndebourne Festival 2018 - Olga Busuioc as Cio-Cio-San © Glyndebourne Productions Limited
The production, directed by Annilese Miskimmon, opened the 2018 Glyndebourne Festival on 19 May.
Described as ‘breathtaking' (The Independent) and praised for its 'striking performances' (The Guardian), it will be streamed live on glyndebourne.com at 6.30pm on 21 June and available on demand for the following week.
Next up on 26 July, Glyndebourne will broadcast Barrie Kosky’s spectacular production of Handel’s Saul (filmed live in 2015), followed on 14 August with a live broadcast of a new production of Samuel Barber’s Vanessa, directed by Keith Warner.
Original title Madama Butterfly
Recording location Glyndebourne Festival 2018
Recording date 21 June 2018
Orchestra / Band London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor Omer Meir Wellber
Stage Director Annilese Miskimmon
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