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Season  2013-2014 
Opera  Madama Butterfly 
Alternate Title   
Composer  Giacomo Puccini 
Librettist  Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica 
Setting  Early 20th century, Nagasaki 
World Premiere  No 
U.S. Premiere  No 
Venue  War Memorial Opera House 
Language  Italian 
Acts  two 
Based On  the works of John Luther Long and David Belasco 
Acknowledgements 1   
Acknowledgements 2   
Notes  Co-production with Opera Omaha.
Production commissioned by Opera Omaha, where it premiered in 2006.
Scenery construction and painting by CYCO Scenic and the San Francisco Opera Scenic Studios.
Costumes fabricated by Utah Opera and the San Francisco Opera Costume Shop.
Digital animation by Clark Creative Group, Omaha, Nebraska.

The July 6 performance marked the retirement of William Klingelhoffer, co-principal horn, after 34 seasons with the Company. He participated in the bows immediately following the performance.

Gina Hays
Jimmy Marcheso
Sarah Bingel
Lisa-Marie Shuster

Philippe Arbeit
Dieter Bluhm
Jenny Jirousek
Bruce Powell
Seamus Reid
Doug Spradlin
Rob Wonder
Company  San Francisco Opera Assn. 
ID  1929 
Season ID  144 
Company ID  1