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One of the most beloved operas has returned to Washington, D.C.

Passion, tragedy, and fate collide in Puccini’s beloved opera Madama Butterfly, presented by Washington National Opera (WNO) in thirteen performances, February 26 to March 19 at the Kennedy Center Opera House. The perennially popular masterpiece features acclaimed sopranos Catherine Naglestad and Ana María Martínez as Cio-Cio-San. Leading the WNO Orchestra and Chorus in this classic production are WNO General Director Plácido Domingo and Music Director Philippe Auguin. Madama Butterfly is performed in Italian with English supertitles.

  • Tickets range from $25 to $300 for main cast performances, and $15 to $75 for the Young Artist performance. Tickets are available through WNO Audience Services, 202.295.2400 or 800.US.OPERA, or online at www.dc-opera.org, and through the Kennedy Center at 202.467.4600 or online at www.kennedy-center.org.
  • All performances of Washington National Opera’s Madama Butterfly are held in the Kennedy Center Opera House, located at 2700 F Street NW, Washington, D.C.

FamousDC will be there tomorrow night to check it out.