Operama Madam Butterfly

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19950107]

Last in a series of dramas that tell the stories behind the songs.

With Inre Ove as Butterfly. It is 1904 and on a hill high above Nagasaki, an American naval officer is preparing to marry a young Japanese girl.

Dramatised by Catherine Czerkawska from the original story by John Luther Long.

The music, based on Puccini's opera, is composed by Mia Soteriou and performed by Mia Soteriou on piano and William Lyons on reed flute. Director Tracey Neale

Madama Butterfly Live from the Met is on Radio 3 at 6.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950107]

Dramatised By: Catherine Czerkawska

Story By: John Luther Long.

Composed By: Mia Soteriou

Unknown: Mia Soteriou

Unknown: William Lyons

Director: Tracey Neale

Lt Pinkerton: Stuart Milligan

Sharpless: Nigel Anthony

Suzuki: Helena Breck

Goro: Hugh Dickson

Yamadori „: David Jarvis

Butterfly's mother: Margaret John

Butterfly's uncle: Don McCorkindale

Bonze: Derek Waring

Imperial Commissioner: George Parsons

Yoko San: Kristin Milward

Kate: Elaine Claxton

Sorrow, Butterfly's child: William Howard