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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.
North American Works Directory Listing
The Araboolies of Liberty Street
Ronald Perera
Constance Congdon
Gordon Ostrowski, Stage Director; LeAnn Overton, Musical Director; Robin McGee, Set and Costume Designer; Pam Levy, Chorus Master
The cast of five principals was drawn entirely from MSM students and children's chorus was drawn from the MSM preparatory division.
March 03, 2002
Manhattan School of Music Opera Studio and Educational Outreach
A humorous treatment of the themes of tolerance and diversity, as the kids of Liberty Street make it possible for an exotic new family to move into their conformist neighborhood.
Written for and premiered by the education and outreach departments of the Manhattan School of Music, this opera, with its minimal scenery, costumes and props, is especially suited to school tours.
Children's Chorus
pf, 1 perc (trap set and various small hand percussion)
Contemporary tonal musical theater
Mr. George Sturm, Music Associates of America or Ronald Perera
224 King Stret
Englewood, NJ 07631

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