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24/02/2011 Madame Butterfly, Di Xiao

Presented by Sean Rafferty.
Sean talks to director David Freeman about his production of Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly, being performed soon at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Soprano Jee Hyun Lim (Butterfly) and James Edwards (Pinkerton) sing excerpts. Chinese pianist Di Xiao performs live in the studio ahead of a lunchtime concert at London's St. Martin-in-the-Fields church.
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Thu 24 Feb 2011 17:00

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