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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 Insect Comedy
Martin Kalmanoff
Lewis Allan
Richard Marshall (Conductor)
May 22, 1993
Center for Contemporary Opera
A three-act work with Prologue and Epilogue about the human condition.
Professor, Felix, Mr. Cricket and Scientist(t)
Iris and Chrytalis(lyr s)
Clythia and Mrs. Beetle(cont)
Victor and Ichneumon Fly(bar)
Otakar and Mr. Beetle(t)
Mr. Cricket(t)
Mrs. Cricket(s)
First Technician(t)
Second Technician(t)
First Snail(t)
Second Snail(t)
New Butterfly(s)
Strange Beetle(t)
Larva(lyr s)
Commander in Chief of Yellow Ants(t)
Female and Male Butterflies in Act I, movement, no singing. Same performers double as Red Ants and Yellow Ants in Act III, movement, a little singing
2 fl(picc), 2 ob(Eng Hrn), 2 cl(bcl), 2 bsn(cbsn) - 4 hrn, 2 tpt, 3 tbn, tba - timp, perc, hp - str
Center for Contemporary Opera
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(347) 265-8943

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