The Kennedy Center

WNO Commentary: Madame Butterfly 1 of 6: Act One: A hillside near Nagasaki - A conversation for two Americans and a Japanese marriage broker.

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In this eye-popping staging of Puccini's immortal tragedy, a dashing American naval officer chooses a naïve young geisha to be his bride, only to betray her--leading to one of the most devastating and legendary final scenes in all of opera.

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