MADAMA BUTTERFLY IN NORWAY
… My beautiful Butterfly, how well they have named you.
AMAZING SUCCESS OF THE TENOR CESARE ZAMPARINO IN NORWAY
… Great success of the tenor Cesare Zamparino in G. Puccini’s Madama Butterfly held in Bergen, Norway at the West Norges Opera National Theater, conducted by Maestro Anne Randyne Overby and directed by Marielle Kahn. Four performances which were attended by 12,000 enthusiastic spectators for the splendid success of the performances. In the part of Butterfly the soprano Antonia Cifrone, in that of Sharpless the Irish of Italian origin Mario di Marco, in that of Suzuki the New Yorker Ning Liang and in the part of the American officer B.F. Pinkerton our tenor Cesare Zamparino. The criticisms for the Italian tenor are exceptional. Bya Anh spoke of an impressive tenor that convinces as a conceited and carefree stylistically perfect Yankee. On Bergen Tidente, music critic Peter Laster commented on the performance: “The great discovery of the show is the Italian Cesare Zamparino, an elegant and dynamic tenor who not only sings the role of Pinkerton with a great and magnificent voice. , but who supports the part in a way that makes us understand how this happy, carefree and slightly “simple” scoundrel works mentally and how the world looks from his point of view. “