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Madama Butterfly - 28 October 1963 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Bryan Balkwill
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Lieutenant F.B. Pinkerton
U.S. Navy
André Turp
Goro
a Marriage Broker
Robert Bowman
Suzuki
servant to Madama Butterfly
Josephine Veasey
Sharpless
U.S. Consul at Nagasaki
Robert Savoie
Madama Butterfly
the Japanese bride of Pinkerton
Renata Scotto
The Imperial Commissioner Glynne Thomas
The Official Registrar Keith Raggett
The Bonze
Butterfly's uncle, a priest
Victor Godfrey
Prince Yamadori
a wealthy suitor
Joseph Ward
Kate Pinkerton
Pinkerton's American wife
Ann Howard
Trouble
Butterfly's child
Alan Baulch
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Notes: Miss Renata Scotto wears her own wig and costumes.
Language: Italian
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 28 October 1963 (in Royal Opera House Collections)