Madama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly
Japanese tragedy in three acts
Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica from Madam Butterfly by John Luther Long
Music by Giacomo Puccini

Program and cast


Conductor: Francesco Ivan Ciampa

Director: Fabio Ceresa

Scene: Tiziano Santi

Costumes: Tommaso Lagattolla

Lights Designer: D. M.Wood

Cio Cio San: Liana Aleksanyan

Pinkerton: Matteo Lippi

Sharpless: Francesco Verna

Suzuki: Annunziata Vestri

Zio Bonzo: Luciano Leoni

Orchestra and Chorus of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Chrous Master: Lorenzo Fratini

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July 2019

Teatro del Maggio

Teatro del Maggio is in the centre, close to the old city walls, next to the historic Stazione Leopolda. The garden that welcomes visitors is Piazzale Vittorio Gui, named after the founder of the Stabile Orchestrale Fiorentina and the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.

By train
Santa Maria Novella is Florence's main train station.
From there you can reach the theatre with a short walk (about 10-15 minutes) or by taking the tram (a stop) or a taxi.

By car
The Opera di Firenze is just outside the ZTL area.
It is possible to park near the Parco delle Cascine or for a fee in the Porta al Prato car park (Via Elio Gabbuggiani, 7) and in the Piazza Vittorio Veneto car park.

By bus
Lines C1, C2 and D (Leopolda stop);
Lines 17 and 23A-B (stop Via delle Carra);
Lines 17B-C, 22, 23N, 23 and 57 (Pierluigi da Palestrina stop);
Lines 29, 29B, 29BA, 29BC, 29D, 30A, 30B, 30AC, 35 and 35° (stop Leopolda - Porta al Prato; Capolinea).

By tram
Line T1 (stop Porta al Prato - Parco della musica).

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