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The Resource Madama Butterfly, Puccini ; production by Anthony Minghella ; directed by Gary Halvorson ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and WNET.ORG, (videorecording)

Madama Butterfly, Puccini ; production by Anthony Minghella ; directed by Gary Halvorson ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and WNET.ORG, (videorecording)

Label
Madama Butterfly
Title
Madama Butterfly
Statement of responsibility
Puccini ; production by Anthony Minghella ; directed by Gary Halvorson ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and WNET.ORG
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • spa
  • ita
Summary
Anthony Minghella's stunning production was seen by thousands of people around the world and was originally broadcast March 7, 2009 as part of the Peabody and Emmy Awardʼ-winning Live in HD transmissions to movie theaters. Patricia Racette is Cio-Cio-San, Marcello Giordani is American Navy lieutenant B. F. Pinkerton, Maria Zifchak is Suzuki and Dwayne Croft is Sharpless. Patrick Summers conducts the Metropolitan Opera and Chorus
Member of
Cataloging source
lbi
Characteristic
videorecording
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Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Credits note
Director and choreographer, Carolyn Choa ; set designer, Michael Levine ; costume designer, Han Feng ; lighting designer, Peter Mumford ; puppetry, Blind Summit Theatre
Date time place
Broadcast live, Mar. 7, 2009, from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, for Great performances
Dewey number
792.542
Intended audience
E
Language note
Sung in Italian; optional subtitles in English, French, German, and Spanish. Hosted portion in English
PerformerNote
Patricia Racette (Cio-Cio-San) ; Marcello Giordani (Pinkerton) ; Dwayne Croft (Sharpless) ; Maria Zifchak (Suzuki) ; supporting soloists ; the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet ; Patrick Summers, conductor ; host, Reně Fleming
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  • 1857-1919
  • 1847-1906
  • 1967-
  • 1961-
  • 1962-
  • 1946-
  • 1853-1931
  • 1858-1924
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  • Illica, Luigi
  • Giacosa, Giuseppe
  • Minghella, Anthony
  • Halvorson, Gary
  • Racette, Patricia
  • Giordani, Marcello
  • Croft, Dwayne
  • Zifchak, Maria
  • Summers, Patrick
  • Fleming, Renée
  • Choa, Carolyn
  • Levine, Michael
  • Feng, Han
  • Mumford, Peter
  • Belasco, David
  • Puccini, Giacomo
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • WNET.org
  • Blind Summit Theatre
Runtime
146
Series statement
The Metropolitan Opera HD live
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  • Operas
  • Televised operas
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Madama Butterfly, Puccini ; production by Anthony Minghella ; directed by Gary Halvorson ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and WNET.ORG, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 2 acts
  • Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica, based on the play by David Belasco
  • Program notes by Ellen Keel and Elena Park and synopsis ([12] p. : ports.) inserted in container
  • Bonus features: Backstage at the Met with host Renee Fleming: interviews with Patricia Racette, Marcello Giordani, Maria Zifchak, and Carolyn Choa; Anthony Minghella talks about Madama Butterfly
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 146 min.)
Isbn
9786314028886
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
886978066299
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
88697 80662 9
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbu00114078
  • 723138
System details
DVD; NTSC; PCM stereo., DTS surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Madama Butterfly, Puccini ; production by Anthony Minghella ; directed by Gary Halvorson ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and WNET.ORG, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 2 acts
  • Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica, based on the play by David Belasco
  • Program notes by Ellen Keel and Elena Park and synopsis ([12] p. : ports.) inserted in container
  • Bonus features: Backstage at the Met with host Renee Fleming: interviews with Patricia Racette, Marcello Giordani, Maria Zifchak, and Carolyn Choa; Anthony Minghella talks about Madama Butterfly
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 146 min.)
Isbn
9786314028886
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
886978066299
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
88697 80662 9
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbu00114078
  • 723138
System details
DVD; NTSC; PCM stereo., DTS surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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