Madama Butterfly fact sheet 

Music: Giacomo Puccini
Libretto: Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa
World premiere: February 17, 1904, at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan

Cio-Cio-San: Karah Son *
Pinkerton: Jonathan Tetelman *
Suzuki: Hyona Kim *
Sharpless: Michael Sumuel
Goro: Rodell Aure Rosel
Bonze: Wei Wu
Kate Pinkerton: Gabrielle Turgeon*
Prince Yamadori: Hyungjin Son*
Imperial Commissioner: Vinícius Costa*

Creative Team:
Conductor: James Conlon
Director: Mario Gas *
Scenic Design: Ezio Frigerio *
Costume Design: Franca Squarciapino *
Chorus Director: Jeremy Frank

* LA Opera debut  
† Member of the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program

Performance dates and times:  
September 21, 2024, at 6pm  
September 26, 2024, at 2pm 
September 29, 2024, at 2pm 
October 5, 2024, at 7:30pm 
October 9, 2024, at 7:30pm 
October 13, 2024, at 2pm 

Performed in Italian with English supertitles   

Estimated running time: two hours and 35 minutes, including one intermission

This production originated at the Teatro Real, Madrid.

Venue: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, 90012)   
All programs, artists and dates are subject to change.   

Last updated: June 29, 2024