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Madama Butterfly interview of SBS

Interview : "Hiromi Omura, the perfect Cio-Cio-San"

— "I'll never get tired of singing Madama Butterfly", says Japan's famous opera soprano Hiromi Omura. ... Renowned soprano Hiromi Omura is one of the most exciting opera artists to come out of Japan in the past twenty years. ... “It has been a dream come true to perform at the Puccini Festival.” says Hiromi Omura. “Even the orchestra gave me a standing ovation and took pictures after the performance. It was fantastic”.
Listen more to SBS Italian (By Domenico Gentile, Special Broadcasting Service/Australia/Published on 30 Dec. 2018)


Manitoba Opera Special Event Date : Thu. 2 Nov 2017 Venue : Canadian Museum for Human Rights Classroom Doors open : 18:30
This discussion will explore topics including the difference between cultural appreciation and appropriation, who has the right to tell whose stories, and breaking through racial stereotypes in the arts.
Panelists Include : Hiromi Omura, Soprano singing title role of Manitoba Opera’s Madama Butterfly; Dr. Paul DePasquale, Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Winnipeg; Jaimie Isaac, Curator, Indigenous and Contemporary Art, Winnipeg Art Gallery; Hope McIntyre, Artistic Director, Sarasvati Productions. Moderated by Ismaila Alfa, Host of Up to Speed, CBC Radio One
*This is a general admission performance - the seats are on a first come, first serve basis.


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Interview : "Tosca""La La La Classic" TV Program on NHK in Japan

On Air : 21:30〜22:00 / 20 Oct., 10:25〜10:55 / 26 Oct. 2017 excerpt form the stage of Nikikai "Tosca"


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TOSCA interview in Tokyo 2017
Message form Hiromi

Interview : "Divine Hiromi Omura sings 'TOSCA' in Japan"

Daniele Rustioni (Conductor), Alessandro Talevi (Director), Hiromi Omura (Tosca)16 & 19 Feb. 2017, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan (Tokyo, Japan)

Tokyo Nikikai "TOSCA" cast message

"Otello, opera and high drama"

Keri-Lynn Wilson (Conductor), Hiromi Omura (Desdemona), Kristian Benedikt (Otello)

CTV Montreal

Hiromi Omura Madama Butterfly Handa Opera On Sydney Harbour

"Vogliatemi bene" from Madama Butterfly

Hiromi Omura (Cio-Cio-san), Georgy Vasiliev (Pinkerton),
Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour on March – April 2014, presented by Opera Australia.

Opera Australia's Madama Butterfly – Exclusive Footage

Hiromi Omura Madama Butterfly Sydney Mornig Herald

Madam Butterfly's modern flight of fancy
 — Puccini's docile Japanese heroine is a Western delusion. With Opera on the Harbour's new production Madama Butterfly soars into the 21st century.

"Madama Butterfly"'s historical background and Hiromi's interview. (Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour 2014's new production / from 21 March 2014, Opera Australia)

Interview : Sydney Morning Herald

Hiromi Omura Madama Butterfly Opera Australia Interview

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour 2014 "Madam Butterfly" — from 21 March 2014, Opera Australia

O|A INSIGHTS: Madama Butterfly - An interview with soprano Hiromi Omura

Hiromi Omura Madama Butterfly ABC News

Simulcast to take Opera to Qld's regions

Opera Australia will perform for audiences in nine Queensland towns and cities, from Townsville to Brisbane, at the same time.

ABC News (2 Nov 2012, Australia) *Video is not available now.