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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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Bon Appetit!!
Lee Hoiby
Julia Child and Mark Shulgasser
John Mauceri (Conductor)
Cynthia Miller (soprano)
Peter Holt (tenor)
Ben Holt (baritone)
Karen Beardsley (soprano)
Danie Heifetz (violin)
Jean Stapleton (actress and singer) as Julia Child
Lee Hoiby (piano)
March 08, 1989
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Based on a televised 1961 cooking lesson by Child on how to make a deliriously decadent chocolate cake.
The Capital Times, Jay Rath, 7-15-00; The Wisconsin State Journal, John Aehl, 7-15-00; Opera, William Shackelford, 9-98; Chicago Sun-Times, Wynne Delacoma, 6-9-98; The Chicago Tribune, John von Rhein, 6-8-98; The Washington Post, Joseph Mclellan, 3-23-98; New York Newsday, Martin Kasindorf, 4-10-89; The Washington Post, Joseph Mclellan, 3-9-89
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pf - chamber orchestra - woodwind quintet - str quartet
Tonal, conservative, and post-Romantic idiom; lyrical vocal lines
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From Airport:
The easiest way to reach the OPERA America offices is to get a cab at the airport. Cost is $40-45
(not including tip).
  • JFK - Take the AirTrain ($5 - approx. 15 minutes) to the Jamaica Street Station and transfer to the Long Island Railroad (LIRR). Take the LIRR to Penn Station ($12 - approx. 35 minutes). See Penn Station directions below.
  • LaGuardia - Take the M60 Bus to the Hoyt Ave/31st Street. Get on the or Train and take that to 42nd/Times Square Station. Follow the Times Square Station directions below.
  • Newark - Take the New Jersey Transit train to Penn Station ($15 - approx. 45 min). See the Penn Station Directions below.

From Penn Station/Madison Square Garden:
Leave the station through the 7th Avenue/33rd Street exit and walk south for four blocks. The building is on
the right hand side.

From Grand Central Station:
Take the Train to the 42nd/Times Square station and transfer to the Train.
Take the Train to the 28th Street stop and walk north on 7th Avenue.
The building is on the same block as the train stop.

From 42nd Street/Times Square:
Take the Train to the 28th Street stop and walk north on 7th Avenue.
The building is on the same block as the train stop.

For more detailed directions, most up-to-date pricing or to specify a different starting location, please visit the
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