Madama Butterfly - Puccini

Bury Court Opera - 2016 

Surrey, UK

Director: Julia Burbach

Music Director: Simon Over

Designer: Naomi Dawson

Lighting Designer: Nao Nagai

Associate Director: Greg Eldridge

Assistant Director: Mark Burns

Surtitles: Mark Burns 

Cio–Cio-San: Mamie Matsuda

B.F. Pinkerton: Elgan Llyr Thomas

Suzuki: Ayaka Tanimoto

Sharpless: Gareth Brynmore John

Goro: Christopher Diffey

Prince Yamadori: Nicholas Dwyer

The Bonze: Freddie Tong

Imperial Commissioner: James Gower

Kate Pinkerton: Flora McIntosh

Chorus:

Laura Monaghan

Julia Sariego

Amy Spruce

Alexandra Stenson

Alice Usher

Kim Howthorn

Sophie Kent

Olivia Martin

Latana Phoung

Rhys Cook

Gabriel Courvoisier

Henry Nagan

Damien Noyce

Photographers:

Ohmid Salehi

Robert Workman

...a Madama Butterfly that upstages any London production I’ve yet encountered…

…the company’s inspiring director, Julia Burbach, brought a rare control of intensity and precision. Her work with the principal duo, both Japanese, was mapped out meticulously…

 

Opera Now, Roderic Dunnett 

★★★★★

 © 2020 by Julia Burbach