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Madama Butterfly - 5 May 1972 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor John Matheson
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Leader Peter Gibbs
Cast
Lieut. F. Benjamin Pinkerton
U.S. Navy
Ermanno Mauro
Goro
a Marriage Broker
Francis Egerton
Suzuki
servant to Madama Butterfly
Patricia Kern
Sharpless
U.S. Consul at Nagasaki
Delme Bryn-Jones
Cio-Cio-San
known as Madama Butterfly, the Japanese bride of Pinkerton
Teresa Kubiak
The Imperial Commissioner Paul Neal
The Official Registrar Keith Raggett
Cio-Cio-San's Mother Nada Pobjoy
Uncle Yakuside Ignatius McFadyen
A Cousin Ula van Wyk
An Aunt Diana Odling
The Bonze
Butterfly's uncle, a priest
Gwynne Howell
Prince Yamadori
a wealthy suitor
Derek Hammond-Stroud
Kate Pinkerton
Pinkerton's American wife
Elizabeth Shelley
Trouble
Butterfly's child
Adam Collins
Relations and Friends of Cio-Cio-San, Servants The Royal Opera Chorus
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Language: Italian
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 5 May 1972 (in Royal Opera House Collections)