Puccini's world famous opera, Madame Butterfly is the sad tale of Cio Cio or 'Butterfly', a young Japanese girl who believes that with her marriage to the dashing US Naval officer Pinkerton, she has found lasting happiness. But her devotion is misguided, and Pinkerton only sees her and their marriage as a stepping stone for his return to America to find his 'true bride'. Unaware of this fact, the besotted Butterfly waits for her husband to come back to Japan, only to discover that she has been found wanting...
One of the most widely recognized operas in the world, Madame Butterfly has spawned many adaptations in the 110 years since it's premiere at La Scala. Washington National Opera present this extraordinary rendition of this bittersweet tragedy, with the most memorable climatic scene in the canon.
Join us as we support local music and our very own faculty member, Luciana Cecille!
18 May 2017, Meet outside Opera House at 7:00pm
Call/Text 202-810-5053 with questions or trouble locating the group.
Exclusive M4Arts Discount Value: $49 First Tier or $79 Orchestra
Discounted Tickets Available until May 12th!