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Madama Butterfly

2023sat12aug8:45 PMMadama Butterflyby Giacomo Puccini8:45 PM(GMT+02:00) Arena di VeronaEvent Over

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Tickets for the Opera Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini, from August 12 to September 7, 2023 at the Arena di Verona

Madama Butterfly (Madame Butterfly) is an opera by Giacomo Puccini in three acts (originally two acts) with Italian lyrics by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. Book the best tickets at the best price on our website to see one of the masterpieces of opera in a performance that you will not want to miss.

It is based on John Luther Lang’s short story ‘Madame Butterfly’ (1898), which in turn was based on a story told to Lang by his sister Jeanne Correll, and Pierre Lotti’s 1887 The semi-autobiographical French novel ‘Madame Chrysanthemum’ was adapted. Long’s version was dramatized by David Velasco as the one-act play Madame Butterfly: A Japanese Tragedy, which moved to London after its New York premiere in 1900, and Pucci Ni in that year.

The original version of the opera in two acts premiered on February 17, 1904 at La Scala in Milan. Despite starring famous singers such as soprano Rosina Storcchio, tenor Giovanni Zenatello and baritone Giuseppe De Luca, it received a poor reception. This was partly due to Puccini’s late finish, not having enough time for rehearsals. Puccini modified the opera, splitting the second act into two parts, the humming chorus forming the bridge to the third act, and making other modifications. The success started, starting with its premiere in Brescia on May 28, 1904.

Book your tickets from our website to enjoy this wonderful opera in a night at the Arena di Verona that you will never forget.


Franco Zeffirelli


Giacomo Puccini


3.30 Hours approximately

Madama Butterfly Opera – Arena di Verona


(Saturday) 8:45 PM(GMT+02:00)


Arena di Verona Bra, 1, 37121 Verona VR, Italy

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