One of the most popular opera concerts of Puccini, Madame Butterfly, is in Ferenc Erkel Opera Theatre Budapest.
Madame Butterfly is a favourite with music lovers all over the world. Based on John Luther Long’s short story, Madame Butterfly tells the tale of Ciocio-San, a 15 year old Japanese girl who becomes the bride of an American naval officer.
Puccini first wrote the opera in two acts (nowadays it is performed in 3 acts) and it was premiered at the famous La Scala in Milan where, surprisingly, it was not a succes at first.
Approximate Running Time : 130 min
Performed and sung in Italian
Concert Venue: Ferenc Erkel Opera Theatre Budapest
Concert Date: 23 and 25 May, 2019
Program starts: 19:00
Booking: book your tickets for this Budapest concert on the following page
Concert Program in Erkel Opera Theatre in Budapest
Puccini : Madame Butterfly
The Hungarian State Opera House is under reconstruction until the spring of 2019 (exact date is to be confirmed).
Until the reopening, the contemporary Erkel Opera Theatre is the venue of the opera performances in Budapest.