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Madama Butterfly

Senbla presents Opera International's award-winning Ellen Kent production featuring the Ukrainian Opera & Ballet Theatre Kyiv with international soloists, highly-praised chorus and full orchestra.

Back by overwhelming public demand, this award-winning Opera returns in a new production with exquisite sets including a spectacular Japanese garden and fabulous costumes including antique wedding kimonos from Japan.

One of the world's most beautiful operas, Puccini's Madama Butterfly tells the heart-breaking story of the beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant - with dramatic results. 

Highlights include the melodic Humming Chorus, the moving aria One Fine Day and the unforgettable Love Duet. 

Welcoming back the fabulous Korean soprano Elena Dee, Ukrainian soprano Alyona Kistenyova and Ukrainian mezzo-soprano’s Natalia Matveeva and Irina Sproglis.

Sung in Italian with English surtitles.
Cast subject to change. 



Make your trip even more special

Book a table in Restaurant 1914, a luxurious space that complements the splendour of the auditorium. With views over City Park and a seasonal menu full of tempting dishes, it's the perfect spot for a pre-show meal.

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Madama Butterfly


The Alhambra Theatre


26 Jan 2024

Above all it was a production which captured the raw emotion at the centre of the opera. Don't take a handkerchief with you, take a box of them

The Independent


Bradford Theatres Friends

£2.50 off two tickets


£2.50 off

Multi-Buy Offer

If booking TWO operas: 
£7 off each show for top two prices
£5 off each show for prices three & four

If booking all THREE operas:
£9 off each show for top two prices
£7 off for prices three & four

Groups Offers

 12+: £2.50 off and every 13th seat free

Schools & Colleges

£9.50 with one free teacher/supervisor seat with every ten students (Best available, Rear Stalls and Upper Circle only)

Family Tickets

£76 for four people including two or three children ages 16 or under (Best available) 

Lounges (seat 7 or 8)

 £298 - £260.75

Boxes (seat 4)



Please note that all discounts are subject to availability. T&C’s apply.

To book a lounge or box, wheelchair position, or for an access assisted performance (captioned, audio described, signed) where applicable, please contact the box office on 01274 432000.

For groups of 20+ please contact 01274 437788. Maximum of 10 tickets for this event can be booked online.
Babes in arms tickets may be available at some shows but cannot be booked online. Please call the Box Office on 01274 432000 for further information/to book if available.