GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: Madama Butterfly
Airs Sunday, June 21, 2009 at 12 p.m. on KPBS TV
Thursday, June 18, 2009
Credit: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera
Patricia Racette is Cio-Cio San in a stunning production of "Madama Butterfly." The late Academy Award-winning film director Anthony Minghella directed this new classic of the Met repertory. Patrick Summers conducts Puccini’s heartbreaking tale of a Japanese geisha betrayed by her American lover.
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