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Arts / Entertainment

Madama Butterfly May 20 and 22

May 16, 2011

Madama Butterfly, the story of a faithful geisha and a reckless American naval officer (said to be based on real events that occurred in Nagasaki in the early 1890s), is the most performed opera in the United States. Colorado State University Opera, Opera Fort Collins, and the Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra will collaborate on the production with performances on May 20 and 22.

Friday, May 20
7:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 22
2 p.m.
Griffin Concert Hall
University Center for the Arts

Opera Fort Collins Opera Theatre

The story of a faithful geisha and a reckless American naval officer takes a tragic turn when their Eastern and Western worlds collide.  

The production features Misook Yun, Jason Baldwin, Charles Edwin Taylor, and Kelly Gebhardt Taylor.

Directed by Todd Queen and conducted by Wes Kenney with the Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra.

The opera will be performed in Italian with English subtitles.  

Tickets

Order tickets online or call (970) 491-ARTS (2787),

  • $20/students
  • $45/public

Contact: Jennifer Clary
E-mail: jennifer.clary@colostate.edu
Phone: (970) 491-3603