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Performer: Carolyn Choa

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New York CityMadama Butterfly

Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Pier Giorgio Morandi; Anthony Minghella; Metropolitan Opera; Michael Levine; Han Feng; Hui He; Piero Pretti

VilniusMadama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly
Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Martynas Staškus; Anthony Minghella; Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre; David Parry; Michael Levine; Han Feng; Viktorija Miškūnaitė

New York CityDer fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman)New production

Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman)
Valery Gergiev; François Girard; Metropolitan Opera; John Macfarlane; Moritz Junge; Sir Bryn Terfel; Anja Kampe

New York CityMadama Butterfly

Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Pier Giorgio Morandi; Anthony Minghella; Metropolitan Opera; Michael Levine; Han Feng; Ana María Martínez; Andrea Carè

LondonMadam Butterfly

Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Martyn Brabbins; Anthony Minghella; English National Opera; Martin Fitzpatrick; Michael Levine; Han Feng; Natalya Romaniw
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Flawed casting in Minghella's widescreen Butterfly

Rena Harms (Cio-Cio San) and Sorrow © Tom Bowles
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

Kristine Opolais (Cio-Cio-San) © Marty Sohl | Metropolitan Opera
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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