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Asmik Grigorian & Daniel Johansson - photo: Royal Swedish Opera | Markus Gårder

Royal Swedish Opera

Madama Butterfly – ‘Vogliatemi bene’

Extracts | Puccini

Act I. During her wedding to the American lieutenant Pinkerton (Daniel Johansson), Butterfly (Asmik Grigorian) is cursed by her uncle – a Bonze – and cast out forever. She hopes that Pinkerton loves her enough to stay with her. Butterfly and Pinkerton seek comfort in each others’ embrace. Conducted by Lawrence Renes and directed by Kirsten Harms.

The full performance is no longer available but other material about the production can be found here.