2015 Madama Butterfly

2015 Madama Butterfly

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, March 29th, 2015, 4:00 P.M.
Venue Historic Hoover Theatre (San Jose, CA)
Language Italian

 

CHORUS

Kazuyo Fujimori Paula Gutierrez Nami Kakinami
Mayu Hashimoto Angela Ikemoto Ayano Nagaoka
Sumika Oki Shihoko Sakamoto Gordon Sasamori
Makiko Ueda Gayatri Venkatesen Jamie Villamor

 

CAST

Madama Butterfly (Cho-Cho-San) Keiko Kagawa
Suzuki, Cho-Cho-San's servant Miho Ogawa
Kate Pinkerton Yukiko Murmann
B. F. Pinkerton, Lieutenant in the United States Navy Michael Boley
Sharpless, United States Consul at Nagasaki Krassen Karagiozov
Goro, a marriage broker Kenji Nakai
Prince Yamadori Yasuhiro Matsui
The Bonzo, Cho-Cho-San's uncle Daniel Morris
The Imperial Commissioner Kazumasa Ashiya
The Official Registrar
Cho-Cho-San's Mother Izumi Wakita
The Aunt
The Cousin
Trouble, Cho-Cho-San's child Xavier Yukito LaForge

 

Narrator

Gordon Sasamori

 

Yamaha Electone

Mayumi Ashiya

 

Director

Keiko Kagawa

 

Production Poster

Madama Butterfly 2015 poster

 

Photo Album


Photo Credit Kenji Nakai