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Puccini’s Madama Butterfly

May 25, 12:55 PM4:10 PM

Extraordinary soprano Asmik Grigorian tackles the demanding role of Cio-Cio-San, the loyal geisha at the heart of Puccini’s devastating tragedy. Tenor Jonathan Tetelman stars as the callous American naval officer Pinkerton, whose betrayal destroys her. Mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong reprises the role of the steadfast maid Suzuki, and baritone Lucas Meachem is the American consul Sharpless. Acclaimed maestro Xian Zhang takes the podium to conduct Anthony Minghella’s vivid production.

This event is an encore high-definition broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.

(Not Rated, 3 hours 15 min.)

Tickets: $19 adult, $17 student + senior, $16 child. This event is eligible for the Youth Arts Access Fund.



May 25
12:55 PM – 4:10 PM


Maine Film Center


Maine Film Center
93 Main St.
Waterville, ME
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