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Puccini's Madame Butterfly at Houston Grand Opera
Seeded by houstongrandopera on 20 Sep 2010
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Author: hgopera
Puccini: Madame Butterfly - New Production Oct 22, 7 p.m. | Oct 24, 2 p.m. | Oct 30, 7:30 p.m. | Nov 2, 7:30 p.m. | Nov 5, 7:30 p.m. Purchase Tickets online at http://www.HoustonGrandOpera.org... or call 713-228-6737 At her wedding to Lieutenant B.F. Pinkerton (Joseph Calleja) the Geisha, Cio-Cio-San (Ana María Martínez in a major role debut) promises to be his for life; just three years later, abandoned and on the verge of poverty, she and her young son wait with fierce hope for his return. This visually stunning new production by the internationally acclaimed creative team of director Michael Grandage (Hamlet -- Broadway 2009; Frost/Nixon -- Broadway 2007), designer Christopher Oram and lighting designer Neil Austin draws its inspiration from traditional Japanese art. HGO Music Director Patrick Summers conducts.