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Met Summer Encore: Madama Butterfly (NR)

Cast: Kristine Opolais, Maria Zifchak, Roberto Alagna, Dwayne Croft

Release Date: June 20, 2018

Runtime: 2 hr. 40 mins.

Genre: Program

The Met: Live in HD Summer Encore series presents a re-broadcast of Puccini's Madama Butterfly, in select cinemas nationwide on Wednesday, June 20. Anthony Minghella's breathtaking production has thrilled audiences ever since its premiere in 2006. One of the world's foremost Butterflys, soprano Kristine Opolais, takes on the title role, and Roberto Alagna sings Pinkerton, the naval officer who breaks Butterfly's heart. Karel Mark Chichon conducts.

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The Met: Live in HD Summer Encore series presents a re-broadcast of Puccini's Madama Butterfly, in select cinemas nationwide on Wednesday, June 20. Anthony Minghella's breathtaking production has thrilled audiences ever since its premiere in 2006. One of the world's foremost Butterflys, soprano Kristine Opolais, takes on the title role, and Roberto Alagna sings Pinkerton, the naval officer who breaks Butterfly's heart. Karel Mark Chichon conducts.