New York City Opera: 'Madama Butterfly'


Episode Info

A production of Puccini's "Madama Butterfly," about the doomed relationship between a Navy lieutenant (James Valenti) and a Japanese geisha (Shu-Ying Li), whom he marries for convenience rather than for love. New York City Opera music director George Manahan conducts.


James Valenti
as B.F. Pinkerton
Shu-Ying Li
as Cio-Cio-San