France debut with the Opéra National de PARIS in October 2019

Dinara Alieva makes her debut main role as Madama Butterfly at the greatest Opera Theatre in Paris – “Opéra Bastille”. This “Madama Butterfly” performance is in three acts, After David Belasco Based on a short novel by John Luther Long.

In FEW WORDS: For his Madame Chrysanthème, Pierre Loti drew on memories of his own visit to Japan in 1885. When composing Madama Butterfly, Giacomo Puccini was inspired by the popular melodies and sonorities of Japanese voices. However, in the literary work, as in the opera, the heroine remains the same: Kiku-san or Cio‑Cio‑san, a young geisha betrayed by her western husband, the symbol of the meeting of two different worlds. Robert Wilson’s ethereal production espouses to perfection the dramatic intensity and underlying violence of this thoroughly Japanese tragedy.

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