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Madame Butterfly

Metropolitan Opera Radio Launches on SIRIUS with Puccini’s Madama Butterfly
Tonight 6:30 pm ET
Metropolitan Opera Radio launches on SIRIUS with a LIVE broadcast of the Met’s gala performance of Madama Butterfly, conducted by Music Director James Levine and directed by Academy Award®-winning film director Anthony Minghella.

Singing her signature role for the first time at the Met, Chilean soprano Cristina Gallardo-Domâs stars as the doomed Cio-Cio-San. The marvelous tenor Marcello Giordani is the unfaithful Pinkerton, and exceptional baritone Dwayne Croft sings the sympathetic role of Sharpless.

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Later this week

Mozart Mozart’s Idomeneo
Thurs 9/28 7:30 pm ET
Conductor James Levine demonstrates his mastery of Moazrt’s greatest opera seria. Ben Heppner shares the title role with Kobie van Rensburg, and the radiant Dorothea Roschmann sings Ilia.

Ponchielli’s La Gioconda
Sat 9/30 8:00 pm ET
Violeta Urmana, Olga Borodina and Aquiles Machado bring Ponchielli’s passionate melodies back to the Met for the first time in over 15 years. Conducted by Bertrand de Billy.

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