HomeNewsNews for April 2019The part of Cio-Cio-san in the opera “Madama Butterfly will be first performed by Anna Litvinova on April 21

19 Apr

The part of Cio-Cio-san in the opera “Madama Butterfly will be first performed by Anna Litvinova on April 21

On Sunday, April 21, the third premiere of a new edition of the opera “Madama Butterfly” by Giacomo Puccini will be held on the stage of Odessa Opera House. For the first time the soloist of the theatre Anna Litvinova will perform the part of Cio-Cio-san.

Anna Litvinova is a laureate of the international vocal competition named after HaricleaDarcléein Romania, an international competition of singers named after Ivan Alchevskiy in Alchevsk, a diploma winner of the international vocal competition named after Mikhail Glinka, a winner of the diploma "For the best performance of arias by Italian composers" of the 20th festival named after Maria Biesu in Chisinau. She has been working in the troupe of Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre since 2008.

The part of Suzuki, a maidCio-Cio-san will be performed by Ekaterina Tsymbalyuk and Lieutenant Pinkerton - by Eduard Martynyuk.

Honoured Artist of Ukraine Igor Shavruk will conduct the performance. Although the maestro has conducted the opera “Madama Butterfly” for many years, this version will be held under his baton for the first time.

The premiere of the new edition of Puccini’s world famous work on the stage of Odessa Opera House was held on April 5 and 6, 2019. The production was created by a European production team from Austria, the Netherlands, Germany and France.

Photos from the rehearsal April 19, 2019