Madama Butterfly on Sydney Harbour cover

Madama Butterfly on Sydney Harbour

One of the world’s most spectacular events, Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, is returning to cinema screens with a modern retelling of Puccini’s tale of love and honour, Madama Butterfly.

Release date:

18 September 2014

This opera has been staged on the magnificent water stage, suspended over the harbour against a backdrop of the Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge. This outdoor spectacle includes a giant sun and moon - both 12 metres wide - which will rise from the water to hang above the stage where Japanese soprano Hiromi Omura will portray tragic Cio-Cio San with her co-star Georgy Vasiliev who performs the role of Pinkerton.

  • Showing in UK & Ireland only.
  • Release date 18 September 2014
  • Run time: 140min
  • Genre:

    Opera