Madame Butterfly


OCTOBER 11 & 13, 2012    |    ANDREW JACKSON HALL, TPAC

THE PATRICIA & RODES HART PRODUCTION


ARTISTS    |    SYNOPSIS   |    STUDY GUIDE   |   RELATED EVENTS

MADAME BUTTERFLY

* Nashville Opera debut


Cio-Cio San


JEE HYUN LIM*

soprano


Lyric Opera of Chicago,

New York City Opera, Seattle Opera, Tulsa Opera


Lieutenant Pinkerton


HAROLD MEERS*

tenor



Sharpless


LEVI HERNANDEZ*

baritone


Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Grand Opera


Suzuki


MARGARET THOMPSON*

mezzo-soprano


Metropolitan Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Washington National Opera


AMY TATE WILLIAMS

Chorusmaster/Accompanist


Nashville Opera, 1998-present

Opera Director, Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts, 2003-present


WILLIAM BOGGS

Conductor


Nashville Opera: Iolanthe, Elmer Gantry, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Marriage of Figaro, Pagliacci

Opera Columbus, Florentine Opera, Indianapolis Opera, Mississippi Opera


JOHN HOOMES

Director


Artistic Director, Nashville Opera

1995 - present

Opera New Jersey, Opera Carolina, Arizona Opera, Nashville Symphony, Florentine Opera, Baltimore Lyric Opera

PRE-SHOW PREVIEW TALKS

Opera Insights: one hour before

curtain at every performance.

ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS

Nashville Opera always projects

translations above the stage.


Goro


JULIUS AHN*

tenor


Boston Lyric Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Opera Carolina, Seattle Opera


The Bonze/Yamadori


PAUL AN*

bass


Metropolitan Opera, New York Philharmonic, Aspen Opera Theater, New York Opera Forum


Kate Pinkerton


AMY VIOX-HERBST*

mezzo-soprano


Nashville Opera: Ensemble Member

Northern Kentucky University,

Belmont University