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1974
  • Music

Madama Butterfly

Karajan magnificent in unique treatment of familiar tragedy
Runtime
2h 25m
Languages
  • it
Mirella Freni, Placido Domingo, Christa Ludwig, and Robert Kerns star in this Jean-Pierre Ponnelle-directed version of the Puccini opera, with Herbert von Karajan conducting the Vienna Philharmonic. Madama Butterfly is a staple of the standard operatic repertoire for companies around the world, ranking 7th in the Operabase list of the most-performed operas worldwide.

Cast

Cio-Cio-San, known as Butterfly

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  • Status
    Released
  • Release date
    Sept. 14, 1974
  • Original Language
    Italian
  • Production Companies
    • Deutsche Grammophon

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