A record 2.5 million Italians watch La Scala’s Butterflymain
The overnights are in and there are claims of a world record.
It appears that 2.5 million Italians watched the live relay of the original version of Madam Butterfly from La Scala.
There was also a big audience in Germany, on ARTE.
UPDATE: A earlier version of this story misstated the number of viewers. Apologies.