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Festival Euro Mediterraneo - Teatro Antico Taormina

Madama Butterfly LIVE

Giacomo Puccini

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TEATRO ANTICO TAORMINA

Built in Southern Italy in early seventh century BC, Teatro Antico di Taormina is the second largest ancient Greek theatre in Italy. Frequently used for operatic and theatrical performances, this picturesque theater sitting on the coast of Sicily is home to the annual Festival Euro Mediterraneo.

 

MADAMA BUTTERFLY

The libretto of Madama Butterfly is one of those rare instances in operatic history where the text is actually an improvement over its sources. The dimensions of the opera, the finely etched depictions of its characters, its inexorable progress to its dénouement, and the beautiful verses and dialogue constructed by Giuseppe Giacosa all stand in marked contrast to the writings discussed above. Coupled with Puccini’s emotionally charged musical score, Madama Butterfly produces an effect at once intimate and overwhelming, a haunting portrayal of the dangers of misguided love.

 

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ConductorMyron Michailidis

DirectorEnrico Castiglione

CastHye Myung Kang | Zoran Todorovich | Ning Liang | Davide Damiani

Number of actsOpera in three acts

Total running timeTBA

Running time by actTBA

Sung inItalian

Date of performance2016-07-07

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