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documentary Bob Wilson’s inspirational "Butterfly" in Paris Musica


Bob Wilson’s inspirational "Butterfly" in Paris Musica


Ethereal, minimalist, zen – some of the many definitions of 'Madama Butterfly' in Bob Wilson's version.

His production, now on at Paris' Opéra Bastille, is already considered a classic, perfect to tell Puccini's "Japanese tragedy," the doomed love story of Cio-Cio-San – a role sung superbly by Bulgarian soprano Svetla Vassileva.

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  • Robert Wilson
  • Svetla Vassileva | Svetla Vassileva
  • Cornelia Oncioiu | Suzuki
  • Teodor Ilincai | F. B. Pinkerton
  • Gabriele Viviani | Sharpless
  • Carlo Bosi | Goro
  • Florian Sempey | Il Principe Yamadori
  • Marianne Crebassa | Kate Pinkerton
  • Scott Wild | Lo Zio bonzo


  • Production date: 2014
  • Duration: 4 min
  • Production: © Euronews
  • Available version(s): RU, FR, EN, ES
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