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Madam Butterfly (1950)

Opera: Production details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Production premiere: 17 January 1950
Producer: Robert Helpmann
Set designer: Sophie Fedorovitch
Costume designer: Sophie Fedorovitch
Revival rehearsed by: Ande Anderson
(revivals in March 1961 and October 1961)
Revival staging: John Copley
(revivals 1962-1972)
Revival costume designer: Alix Stone
Costumes for Cio-Cio-San for the 1971 revival, which were worn in the 1972 and 1973 revivals.
Revival staging: Ande Anderson
(revivals in 1973, 1975, 1981 and 1983)
Revival staging: Richard Gregson
(1978 revival)
Revival lighting designer: Bill McGee
(1983 revival)
Revival director: Richard Gregson
(1993 revival)
Revival lighting designer: John B Read
(1993 revival)
Performances
17 January 1950 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
3 November 1950 Evening 7.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
17 November 1950 Evening 7.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
12 December 1950 Evening 7.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
27 December 1950 Evening 7.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
22 January 1951 Evening 7.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
5 February 1951 Evening 7.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
14 February 1951 Evening 7.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
12 April 1951 Evening 7.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
20 April 1951 Evening 7.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
19 June 1951 Evening 7.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
27 June 1951 Evening 7.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
31 May 1952 Evening 7.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
5 June 1952 Evening 7.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
9 June 1952 Evening 7.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
8 December 1953 Evening 7.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
2 November 1955 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
20 April 1957 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
13 January 1959 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
3 March 1961 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
23 October 1961 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
10 September 1962 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
28 October 1963 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
29 December 1964 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
21 October 1965 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
5 January 1968 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
30 October 1968 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
28 April 1971 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
5 May 1972 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
10 January 1973 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
10 January 1975 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
22 February 1978 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
15 June 1981 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
2 December 1983 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
11 September 1993 Evening 7.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
14 September 1993 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
17 September 1993 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
20 September 1993 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
23 September 1993 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
25 September 1993 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
29 September 1993 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
2 October 1993 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
6 October 1993 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
9 October 1993 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London