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Ausrine Stundyte as Cio-Cio-San, Elizabeth Janes as Butterfly’s child and Sarah Larsen as Suzuki in Seattle Opera's production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly. Photo by Elise Bakketun.
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The Alien Corn
Thomas Benjamin
Roger Brunyate
JoAnn Kulesza, Conductor; Garnett Bruce, Stage Director; James M. Fouchard, Set Designer; Mary Bova, Costume Designer; Douglas Nelson, Lighting Designer
BriAnne Burgess as Lea Makart, Lesley Craigie as Lady Muriel Bland, Jenni Lynn Bank as Hannah Bleikogel, Lucas Tannous as Somerset, Kevin Wetzel as Sir Adolf (Bertie) Bland, Daniel Seigel as George Bland, Ryan Stadler as Ferdy Rabenstein
March 09, 2005
Peabody Opera Theatre
George Bland, rejecting his parents' desire for him to enter politics, goes to Germany to study the piano. He hopes to regain contact with his Jewish heritage, denied by his parents in their efforts to be accepted as English gentry. But even the affectionate support of the writer Somerset cannot prevent tragedy.
single woodwinds, 2 hrn, tpt, tbn, str, hrp, pf, perc
Tonal; recitative, arias, numerous ensembles; pop references
Roger Brunyate

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