Madama Butterfly (De Nederlandse Opera)

Overview

Robert Wilson mounted Giacomo Puccini's legendary operatic opus Madame Butterfly on stage, in a 2003 production featuring the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra and The Chorus of the Netherlands Opera. Starring Cheryl Barker as the title character, Madama Butterfly, (AKA Cio-Cio San) and Martin Thompson as B.F. Pinkerton, the opera sings the tragic song of the marriage of geisha Cio-Cio and soldier Pinkerton during military service (which requires the bride to renounce her faith and much of her family in favor of...
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Overview

Robert Wilson mounted Giacomo Puccini's legendary operatic opus Madame Butterfly on stage, in a 2003 production featuring the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra and The Chorus of the Netherlands Opera. Starring Cheryl Barker as the title character, Madama Butterfly, (AKA Cio-Cio San) and Martin Thompson as B.F. Pinkerton, the opera sings the tragic song of the marriage of geisha Cio-Cio and soldier Pinkerton during military service (which requires the bride to renounce her faith and much of her family in favor of her new husband), Pinkerton's abandonment of his Japanese wife when his tour of duty ends, and her eventual suicide. Edo de Waart assumes musical direction.
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Special Features

Illustrated synopsis; Cast gallery; Interoduction to the opera, including interviews with Robert Wilson, Edo de Waart and the cast
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/15/2005
  • UPC: 809478009375
  • Original Release: 2003
  • Source: Bbc / Opus Arte
  • Region Code: 0
  • Aspect Ratio: Alternate Wide Screen (1.78:1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / DTS / Stereo
  • Sound: stereo, DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound
  • Language: Italiano
  • Time: 2:49:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 99,053

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Giacomo Puccini: Madama Butterfly - Act 1
2. E Soffitto... E Pareti... [2:11]
3. Questa È la Cameriera [4:12]
4. Dovunque al Mondo [3:40]
5. Quale Smania Vi Prende! [4:07]
6. Ah! Quanto Cielo!... Ancora un Passo or Via [2:54]
7. Gran Ventura [3:42]
8. L'Imperial Commissario [2:13]
9. Vieni, Amor Mio! [2:33]
10. Ieri Son Salita Tutta Sola [10:00]
11. Viene la Sera [3:24]
12. Bimba Dagli Occhi Pieni di Malìa [3:36]
13. Vogliatemi Bene [6:57]
Disc #2 -- Giacomo Puccini: Madama Butterfly - Act 2
1. E Izaghi ed Izanami [6:51]
2. Un Bel Dì, Vedremo [4:17]
3. C'è, Entrate [3:32]
4. No Lo Sapete Insomma [1:51]
5. A Voi Però Giurerei Fede Costante [3:26]
6. Ora a Noi [5:30]
7. E Questo? E Questo? [2:10]
8. Che Tua Madre Dovrà [2:43]
9. Io Scendo al Piano [1:35]
10. Vespa! Rospa Maledetto! [1:44]
11. Una Nave de Guerra [2:31]
12. Scuoti Quella Fronda di Ciliegio [4:50]
13. Or Vienmi ad Adornar [4:49]
14. Coro a Bocca Chiusa [2:56]
15. Intermezzo [4:48]
16. Oh Eh! Oh Eh! Oh Eh! [4:28]
17. Povera Butterfly! [3:33]
18. Io So Che Alle Sue Pene [3:35]
19. Addio Fiorito Asil [1:51]
20. Glielo Dirai [1:57]
21. Che Vuol Da Me? [5:17]
22. Come una Mosca Prigioniera [2:34]
23. Con Onor Muore [4:44]
24. Curtain Calls [3:42]
25. End Credits [2:25]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Giacomo Puccini: Madama Butterfly - Act 1
   Play Act 1
   Chapters
   Extras
      Synopsis
      Cast Gallery
      Introduction
   Audio
      Stereo
      DTS Surround
   Subtitles
      Deutsch
      English
      Español
      Français
      Italiano
      Nederlands
      Subtitles: None
Disc #2 -- Giacomo Puccini: Madama Butterfly - Act 2
   Play Act 2
   Chapters
   Cast Gallery
   Audio
      Stereo
      DTS Surround
   Subtitles
      Deutsch
      English
      Español
      Français
      Italiano
      Nederlands
      Subtitles: None
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