Madam Butterfly ©

The Royal Opera House

Wednesday 04 October 2017 to Wednesday 01 November 2017
Lotte Cinema

The Royal Opera House screens opera and ballet productions live across the world. Please enjoy the world-class productions at Lotte Cinema near your home.

Giacomo Puccini’s opera Madama Butterfly is an opera in three acts. Albanian soprano Ermonela Jaho sings the role of the tragic heroine Cio-Cio-San. The romantic exoticism of 19th century European images of Japan inspire Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s elegant production for The Royal Opera. This production will be screened at Lotte Cinema from 4 October to 1 November.

Opera in Cinema 2017 Season 

  • Date: 19.00 on every Wednesdays and Sundays (4 weeks per film) 
  • Venue: Lotte Cinema (World Tower, Kunkook Univ., Hongik Univ., Kimpo Airport,  Pyeongchon, Daejeon, Busan HG, Busan Centum City)
  • Fee: Adults 30,000 won / Children 15,000 won
  • Ticket and DetailsLotte Cinema Website 
  • ContactThe Content Shop +82 (0)70 4918 4703


  • Madama Butterfly | Opera (October)
    - Music Giacomo Puccini | Conductor Antonio Pappano | Director Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier
    - Antonio Pappano conducts impressive casts led by Ermonela Jaho in Puccini’s deeply poignant opera.
  • Otello | Opera (November)
    - Music Giuseppe Verdi | Conductor Antonio Pappano | Director Keith Warner
    - Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut in a new production of Verdi’s passionate retelling of Shakespeare’s great tragedy, conducted by Antonio Pappano. 

The Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House is a major performing arts venue in Covent Garden, central London. In recent years, The Royal Opera has given an average of 150 performances per season, of approximately twenty operas, nearly half of these being new productions. The Royal Ballet is an internationally renowned classical ballet company, based at the Royal Opera House. It has produced outstanding dancers and choreographers of international renown such as Ballerina Margot Fonteyn, Moira Shearer, Choreographer Frederick Ashton, Kenneth MacMillan, John Cranko etc.

The Content Shop

The Content Shop is a distributor for a variety of event cinema under the brand “Opera in Cinema” including filmed productions of Opéra de Paris, Teatro alla Scala and English National Opera. In 2017, it will be showing the brand-new productions from Royal Opera House in cinemas for the first time Korea. 

Film, Theatre and Dance UK/Korea 2017-18