Virginia Opera presents Madama Butterfly
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Virginia Opera presents Madama Butterfly

About the Event

Virginia Opera’s season comes to a stunning close with Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, one of opera’s most beloved works. Bound by tradition and honor, a young Japanese maiden is left to face an unspeakable aftermath when abandoned by a reckless American naval officer. Puccini’s haunting score is filled with unforgettable music of unparalleled beauty that will stay with you forever.


By Giacomo Puccini


Sung in Italian with English Surtitles


Conducted by Adam Turner and Directed by Mo Zhou


The orchestra for this production is provided by the Richmond Symphony