Celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Metropolitan Operaâs Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD. The broadcast of Pucciniâs Madama Butterfly will be presented live on Saturday, April 2 at 12:55 p.m. ET / 9:55 a.m. PT, followed by an encore presentation in cinemas on Wednesday, April 6 at 6:30 p.m. in all time zones. Anthony Minghellaâs breathtaking production has thrilled audiences ever since its premiere in 2006. One of the worldâs foremost Butterflys, soprano Kristine Opolais, takes on the title role, and Roberto Alagna sings Pinkerton, the naval officer who breaks Butterflyâs heart. Karel Mark Chichon conducts.