Madam Butterfly 2017 Russian State Opera

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30th August 2017

Royal Hall

Russian State Opera presents

Madam Butterfly

Music by G. Puccini

Sung in Italian with English Surtitles

Featuring live Orchestra with over 30 musicians

After sold-out performances of Madam Butterfly and Carmen last year, Russian State Opera is back to delight you with an exquisite production with beautiful set and costumes.

No opera can match the tragedy and sorrow of Puccini's Madama Butterfly.

Set in Japan at the turn of the century, Madam Butterfly is among the most colourful and exotic of all operas. It tells the story of a doomed love affair between an American naval officer and his young Japanese bride, who self-sacrifice and defiance of her family leads to heartbreak and tragedy.

Sad and tragic it most certainly is, yet the compelling tale of Madama Butterfly remained Puccini’s favourite opera – his supreme theatrical achievements also gave the world its most sublime and beautiful arias in history - One Fine Day and Love Duet, as well as the Humming Chorus which has been popular with opera-goers for over a century.

Running Time 2 hours 15 minutes including 20 minute interval


'Russian State Opera enjoyed a well-deserved standing ovation' ***** Daily Post

 '...Soprano creates a memorable and ultimately moving protagonist...' The Guardian

Ticket Prices

Grand Hall/Dress Circle £27.00
Grand Circle £31.00
Boxes seat 2* £62.00

£2 reduction for OAP, Under 16's

Wheelchair users are asked to call the Box Office on 01423 502116 to book

*Boxes may offer a restricted view.

When booking online a £1.75 transaction fee will be added at the end of your order. Order from as many shows as you like at one time and pay only £1.75.

Venue Information

Royal Hall
Box office
01423 502116
Royal Hall,
Ripon Road
Show Dates and times

Book tickets online now or call our box office on 01423 502 116

Wednesday, 30 August 2017