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Madam Butterfly

Music: Giacomo Puccini. Libretto: Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa (after John L. Long and David Belasco)

Productions

Royal Albert Hall, 1998
Royal Albert Hall, 2000 or 2001
Royal Albert Hall, 2003
Royal Albert Hall, 2007

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Royal Albert Hall
1998

CharacterPlayed By
Madam ButterflyLi Ping Zhang
Madam ButterflyNancy Yuen
Madam ButterflyJulia Melinek
PinkertonCraig Downes
PinkertonJohn Uhlenhopp
SuzukiMarcia Bellamy
SuzukiYvonne Lea
SharplessKeith Latham
SharplessMalcolm Donnelly
The BonzeRichard Angas
GoroAled Hall
Prince YamadoriRichard Whitehouse
Kate PinkertonAlison Kettlewell
The Imperial CommissionerRichard Moseley-Evans
The Official RegistrarKevin Sharp
Uncle YakusideDavid O'Keefe
MotherMiao Lu
AuntAkiko Enomoto
CousinHidemi Hatada
SorrowLachlan Freeman
SorrowKarli Dudman
SorrowDaniel Kraemer

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Royal Albert Hall
Either 2000 or 2001 (different dates listed in different places)

CharacterPlayed By
Madam ButterflyLi Ping Zhang
Madam ButterflyNancy Yuen
Madam ButterflyRosa Lee Thomes
PinkertonRichard Roberts
PinkertonAlan Oke
PinkertonJeffrey Stewart
SuzukiMika Shigematsu
SuzukiMarcia Bellamy
SharplessKeith Latham
SharplessPhillip Joll
The BonzeRichard Angas
The BonzeDean Robinson
GoroAled Hall
Prince YamadoriRichard Whitehouse
Kate PinkertonAlison Kettlewell
The Imperial CommissionerRichard Moseley-Evans
The Official RegistrarPauls Putnins
Uncle YakusideKuei Lin
MotherMiao Lu
AuntJeanette Ager
CousinEe-Ping Yee
SorrowLudovico Fahey
SorrowRoss Malloy
SorrowOliver Golding

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Royal Albert Hall
2003

CharacterPlayed By
Madam ButterflyAi Lan Zhu
Madam ButterflyNancy Yuen
Madam ButterflyJee Hyun Lim
PinkertonCarlo Scibelli
PinkertonAntoni Garfield Henry
PinkertonMark le Brocq
SuzukiNing Liang
SuzukiMarcia Bellamy
SharplessPhillip Joll
SharplessSteven Page
The BonzeRichard Angas
GoroAled Hall
Prince YamadoriRichard Whitehouse
Kate PinkertonAlison Kettlewell
The Imperial CommissionerWyn Pencarreg
The Official RegistrarRoland Davitt
Uncle YakusideBenjamin Bevan
MotherMiao Lu
AuntFiona Hammacott
CousinTamsin Coombs
SorrowAlex England-Crowder
SorrowJoshua Thomas Henry
SorrowOliver Lauder-Alt

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Royal Albert Hall
22nd February - 11th March 2007
English translation: Amanda Holden. Director: David Freeman.
Musical Director: Peter Robinson. Designer: David Roger.
Lighting Designer: Andrew Bridge. Sound Designer: Bobby Aitken.
Chorus Director and Assistant Conductor: Simon Phillippo.

CharacterPlayed By
* performed 22, 24 mat, 25 mat, 28 Feb & 2 eve, 4 eve, 6 mat, 8 mat, 10 mat, 11 March
+ performed 23, 24 eve, 25 eve, 27 Feb & 1, 3 mat, 4 mat, 7, 9, 10 eve Mar
Madam ButterflyAi-Lan Zhu *
Madam ButterflyJee Hyun Lim +
PinkertonGerard Powers *
PinkertonJames Edwards +
SuzukiZheng Cao *
SuzukiMarcia Bellamy +
SharplessAndrew Rupp *
SharplessRichard Burkhard +
The BonzeRichard Angas
GoroAled Hall
Prince YamadoriGeoffrey Dolton
Kate PinkertonAlison Kettlewell
The Imperial CommissionerFreddie Tong
The Official RegistrarCharles Johnston
Uncle YakusideHoward Wong
MotherAkiko Enomoto
AuntFiona Hammacott
CousinTamsin Coombs
SorrowCarlo Fucchi *
SorrowCian Bell +
SorrowStanley Fuller
paper insert, replacing above two on unknown dates
ConductorPeter Robinson
ConductorSimon Phillippo
Royal Philharmonic OrchestraLeader: Clio Gould
Chorus - SopranosMargaret Adams, Tamsin Coombs, Rachel Fisher, Fiona Tong, Maho Ino, Arabella Nathan, Jacquelyn Parker, Eriko Shimada, Rachel Taylor, Christine Thompson, Jayne Whitaker, Helen Withers
Chorus - MezzosRose Bellingham, Akiko Enomoto, Joanna Shiels, Jean Hornbuckle, Rachael Lloyd, Diana McNeillis, Joanna Pullicino, Louise Ratcliffe, Zoe Taylor, Kate Tomlin, Rahel Wagner, Stella Woodman
Chorus - TenorsMark Bradbury, Christopher Carroll, Darren Clarke, Peter Ferris, Andrew Friedhoff, John-Colyn Gyeantey, Eamonn Mulhall, Christopher Ovenden, Ben Regan, Martin Rendle, Antony Roskoss, Michael Wallace
ActorsGregory Ashton, Jit Loi Chong, Teck Chin Chong, Naomi East, Hywel Jones, Kamay Lau, Joe Li, Patrick Lynch, Jubei McKeown, Don Raem Tsuwayuki Saotome, Shinako Wakatsuki, Andrew Whelan, Chiaki Yamauchi
Children - UrchinGeorge Anzawa *
Children - UrchinYosuke Endo +
Children - Rich BoyYuga Fukui *
Children - Rich BoyRiki Medda +
Children - Rich GirlMegumi Sakuta *
Children - Rich GirlNaka Tatsumi +
Covers
Madam ButterflyMelinda Hughes
PinkertonCameron Rolls
SuzukiRachael Lloyd
SharplessCharles Johnston
The BonzeFreddie Tong
GoroChristopher Ovenden
Prince YamadoriJonathan Brown
Kate PinkertonRahel Wagner
Imperial CommissionerMichael Wallace
Official RegistrarJonathan Brown
Uncle YakusideGeoffrey Dolton
MotherJacquelyn Parker
AuntEriko Shimada
CousinStella Woodman

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