Madama Butterfly - The Opera

Madama Butterfly - The Opera
Artwork by Christian Develter

5pm / December 10th, 2023 - Koh Pich Theatre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Witness the Cambodian premiere of Madama Butterfly, a globally acclaimed opera that has captivated audiences for generations. This fully staged production boasts an impressive ensemble of more than 70 performers, including celebrated director Vincenzo Grisostomi Travaglini, along with talented singers such as Enrico Terrone-Guerra, Yasuko Fuji, Ai Iwasaki, and Cambodian sensation Sethisak Khuon.

Be part of the classical event of the year at Koh Pich Theatre on December 10th. Don't miss this extraordinary opportunity to experience the magic of Madama Butterfly - a timeless masterpiece that promises an unforgettable evening of music and drama.

Executive Producer: Ai Iwasaki (Cambodia Opera Project)
Director of Production: Gabriele Faja (Soundskool Music)

Artistic Direction:

Director: Vincenzo Grisostomi Travaglini
Assistant Stage Dir: HRH Ravivaddhana Monipong Sisowath
Conductor: Marco Titotto
Art Director: Ai Iwasaki
Repetiteur & Stage Director: Paolo Gonnelli
Set Design: Eri Tanimoto
Japan Musical Director: Jun Isaka
Director of Design: Juveris Tenisons
Artwork by: Christian Develter


Soprano: Yasko Fuji
Mezzo: Ai Iwasaki
Tenor Enrico Guerra
Baritone: Martin Ng
Tenor: Sethisak Khuon
Bass: Genta Fujioka
Tenor: Koki Mochizuki

Orchestra: Phnom Penh Philharmonic & Choir

-Opera Partners: Italian Embassy (Bangkok), Italian Cambodian Arts Committee, Soundskool Cambodia, The Piano Shop Cambodia, Last2Ticket, Eurocham Cambodia

Official Website

Madama Butterfly - The Opera - Cambodia 2023
The Official Website for Info and Tickets


Note that tickets are currently sold by section, with open seating.
Use Promo Code: IC Arts for 5% off (on ticket range $40-$100)

Khmer Times preview of Madama Butterfly 2023

Press coverage about Madama Butterfly 2023: Khmer Times > / Khmernote > / Kiripost > / Freshnews > / Khmerload > / Eurocham > / DAP news > / Popular KH

Madama Butterfly is one of the world’s most famous Operas and this will be an historical first production in the country. As seen with the success of the last two productions, Cambodia is ready to welcome western high-art forms. With a cast including Italian and Japanese Opera stars, this is the musical highlight of 2023 in Cambodia.

Vincenzo Grisostomi Travaglini at work in Cambodia in 2019
Ai Iwasaki during her performances in 2018-2019
The Orchestra and cast at the curtain call at Sofitel in 2019
The double bass section at work in the last Opera production
Conductor Jun Isaka, musical director in Japan during the last production
Conductor Jun Isaka, musical director in Japan during rehearsals


Corporate Sales & Sponsors
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In Collaboration With:

Soundskool Music Schools & Stores - Cambodia
The Piano Shop - Cambodia's Piano Specialists