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ViennaMadama ButterflyNew production

Wiener Staatsoper GmbH
Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Philippe Jordan; Anthony Minghella; Vienna State Opera; Michael Levine; Han Feng; Asmik Grigorian; Freddie De Tommaso

ViennaMadama ButterflyNew production

Wiener Staatsoper GmbH
Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Philippe Jordan; Anthony Minghella; Vienna State Opera; Ramón Tebar; Michael Levine; Han Feng; Asmik Grigorian

ViennaMadama ButterflyNew production

Wiener Staatsoper GmbH
Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Joana Mallwitz; Anthony Minghella; Vienna State Opera; Michael Levine; Han Feng; Hui He; Roberto Alagna
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François Girard's new Fliegende Holländer disappoints at The Met

Evgeny Nikitin (Holländer) © Ken Howard | Met Opera
François Girard’s production presents the moody, stormy atmosphere of Norwegian seascapes with stunning visuals, but offers few fresh ideas on the doomed love between the Dutchman and Senta.
***11
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Pulling the heart strings: Madam Butterfly returns to ENO

Natalya Romaniw (Cio-Cio-san) © Jane Hobson
Anthony Minghella's classic production of Madam Butterfly makes a welcome return with a sensational role debut by Natalya Romaniw as Cio-Cio-san.
****1
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A good Madama Butterfly from Hui He at The Met

Hui He (Cio-Cio-San) © Richard Termine | Met Opera
Anthony Minghella's production remains a feast for the eyes, but this performance failed to gel into a dramatic whole. 
***11
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Flawed casting in Minghella's widescreen Butterfly

The sheer opulence of Minghella's staging often overwhelms, drenched in colour. Is that enough to really get to the core of the drama though, or is it all surface gloss?
***11
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Kristine Opolais breaks hearts in Met's Madama Butterfly

Anthony Minghella's Madama Butterfly is still one of the best productions running at the Met at the moment, and Kristine Opolais was the dramatic star of the evening.
****1
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