Madama Butterfly by Opera Australia is flying away after 20 years

Opera Australia Madama Butterfly Capitol Theatre Sydney set

It was 20 years ago that Moffatt Oxenbould directed Opera Australia’s since two decade-long production that is Madama Butterfly. The production has lived on between cities, bringing the joy of the Madama to audiences around Australia but now after a fair stint, Opera Australia is retiring the production, giving the Butterfly one last flutter before […]

Madama Butterfly is flying away and it’s sad

Opera Australia Madama Butterfly 1

Madama Butterfly, one of the easiest operas to watch for the newcomer and one of the most classic love stories of all time by Puccini is fluttering away. Director Moffatt Oxenbould’s magnificent production is being a last hurrah with a final two-week season at the Capitol Theatre in October. Premiering in 1997 this production of […]

Madama Butterfly, a review

Opera Australia Madama Butterfly 4

Whoever said love makes us do crazy things hadn’t met the Madame Butterfly. She throws a whole new perspective on the matter, but in the most adorably disarming way that to a lesser degree, many can relate to. The premier return of the renowned Madama Butterfly is playing at the Melbourne Arts Centre for the month of May, bringing back […]