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The Great Live Season: Madama Butterfly

Foligno (PG) - Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at 20.00, at the cinemas Jacopone of Todi and Foligno Politeama Clarices, live via satellite, high-definition from the Teatro Regio in Turin, Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini opens the curtain to the new year of La Grande Season Live 2013/2014 Microcinema.

"The most heartfelt and evocative I have ever designed" with these words, the great composer from Lucca called his Madama Butterfly after the first performance in February 1904. A 110 years after the first staging, the troubled Japanese tragedy of Giacomo Puccini's lives and lands on the big screen live from the Teatro Regio in Turin, in 100 Italian cinemas, thanks to Microcinema Distribution in collaboration with Rai.

We are in Japan at the end of the 800, the "Abraham Lincoln" docks in Nagasaki, where he landed Lieutenant Pinkerton of the U.S. Navy. Whim the military gets married Butterfly, Geisha fifteen, already decided to divorce her after a month from the wedding, as permitted by the Japanese ritual. The officer leaves for the United States, leaving his young wife without remorse instead continue to think of him, to love him and hope in his long-awaited return especially now that their union was born a son.

For the direction of Maestro Pinchas Steinberg, directed by Damiano Michieletto and set design by Paolo Fantin, Madama Butterfly is played by Amaryllis Nice, the Milanese soprano known for the overwhelming charisma and charming stage presence, accompanied by tenor Massimiliano Pisapia in the shoes the cynical Lieutenant Pinkerton and Alberto Mastromarino in the role of the consul Sharpless

Author: Giacomo Puccini

Opera in two acts Sung in Italian, the Teatro Regio in Turin

Duration: 3 hours

Director: Pinchas Steinberg

Directed by: Damiano Michieletto

Production Designer: Paolo Fantin

Cast: Amaryllis Nice, Massimiliano Pisapia, Alberto Mastromarino

Genre: Lyric Opera

Release date: February 4, 2014, h.20: 00


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