I think he did a spendid job.Thank you. Tu? With excellent stamina Hui He poured forth some wonderfully exciting sounds from a large voice ideal for Puccini. Pier Giorgio Morandi conducts.Performances of Madama Butterfly began on October 11, 2019, and run through April 11, 2020.Randy Rainbow (Re)Reads Patti LuPone's Autobiography- The Problems with THE BAKER'S WIFEChenoweth Surprise WICKED Fans on GREATEST #ATHOMEVIDEOSQuentin Garzón, Kay Trinidad & Sam Primack Sing NEXT TO NORMLJeremy O. Harris on Why He Doesn't Miss 'Theater in a Building'Broadway Rewind: NEXT TO NORMAL Brings Family Drama to Bryant Park in 2010Get Obsessed with Lena Hall on Backstage Live- Watch Now!Bareilles Talks Making LITTLE VOICE on THE LATE LATE SHOWTim Minchin Chats About UPRIGHT on THE LATE LATE SHOWBroadwayHD Announces Lineup of Shows Available in the UK and Australia - LES MISERABLES, PHANTOM, CATS, and More! From this moment on we could focus on the drama with stunning effect.

Ever since it opened the 2006–07 season, Anthony Minghella’s striking production of Madama Butterfly has been a Met classic. One constant example came in the … Sledge made his role debut last Saturday in the Met's Live in HD cinema transmission of the opera, seen by nearly 200,000 people around the world.The cast for the November 13, 16, 22, and 25 performances of Madama Butterfly includes soprano Hui He as Cio-Cio-San, mezzo-sopranos Elizabeth DeShong and MaryAnn McCormick as Suzuki, and baritone Paulo Szot as Sharpless. The character’s volatile emotions were expertly captured by Hui He throughout her time onstage, with her sensitivity to the words of others able to drive extended passages of suspicious or romantic fervor. opera in exile; Madama Butterfly Starring Hui He, Elizabeth DeShong, Bruce Sledge and Paulo Szot, conducted by Pier Giorgio Morandi.From November 9, 2019. The use of the little boy puppet … This contentment is short-lived of course and one of the stage’s ever-present sliding screens takes him away. Here, Pretti made a great impression as he and Butterfly exchanged charged, romantic lines, leading into a united, climactic high C. His return in Act three saw Pretti reconcile these feelings into great contrition; after learning of the effect of his absence Pretti broke the silence with the poignant line “the scent of these flowers is so bitter.” The anguish heard in his trio with Sharpless and Suzuki peaked with his tragic, offstage cries of “Butterfly” as he arrives to find her body, with Pretti collapsing to the floor in grief.In the role of Butterfly, Hui He made a splendid entrance with Act one’s “ancora un passo,” flanked by her proceeding relatives and their eye-catching, traditional costumes.
This production strikes a captivating balance between traditional and conceptual approaches, with the artists of Friday night delivering a truly impressive performance.Logan Martell has been with OperaWire since 2017.

He made his Met debut in 2003 in “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” and has performed in … Together they re-enact the couple’s brief romance and anticipate its tragic outcome. The Metropolitan Opera has announced a cast change for its HD performance of Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly.” The company announced that Bruce Sledge will sing Pinkerton in the Nov. 9 performance replacing Andrea Carè, who is ill. Sledge will make his Met Opera HD debut. Directed by Habib Azar. A more genuine-seeming connection came after their nuptials and he is alone with Butterfly for their extended love duet. When she sang ‘Un bel di’ her faith and longing were tangible and her eventual suicide – after a heart-breaking cry of despair – was deeply affecting.There were no weak links and Tony Stevenson (Goro), Raymond Aceto (Bonze), Jeongcheol Cha (Yamadori) and Megan Esther Grey (Kate Pinkerton) all made strong impressions even though Puccini gives them little to do. Also blessed with a very mostly very strong recording and DVD competition.Looking for some great streaming picks?