2011 Madama Butterfly (Hakone Garden)

2011 Madama Butterfly (Hakone Garden)

Opera in Three Acts
Music by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by L. Illica and G. Giacosa
Based on the book by John L. Long and the drama by David Belasco

 

Performance Information

Date Sunday, September 11th, 2011, 7:00 P.M.
Venue Hakone Garden (Saratoga, CA)
Language Italian

 

CHORUS

Kazuyo Fujimori Keiko Kokawa Hikaru Kotani
Tomoko Ishii Masako Yamamoto Makiko Ueda
Akiko Nakamura Natsuki Nakamura Yuzuko Nakamura
Miho Ogawa Kyoko Shimozaki

 

CAST

Madama Butterfly (Cho-Cho-San) Keiko Kagawa
Suzuki, Cho-Cho-San's servant Cathleen Candia
Kate Pinkerton Emily Linden
B. F. Pinkerton, Lieutenant in the United States Navy Christopher Bengochea
Sharpless, United States Consul at Nagasaki John Minágro
Goro, a marriage broker Yoshiaki Shiraishi / Kent Koike
Prince Yamadori Kenji Nakai
Trouble, Cho-Cho-San's child Kaho Laforge

 

Narrator

Gordon Sasamori

 

Yamaha Electone

Mayumi Ashiya

 

Director

Keiko Kagawa

 

Production Poster

2011-09-madamabutterfly-hakone

 

Photo Album


Photo Credit Kenji Nakai