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Los Angeles Opera 
Los Angeles Opera tickets

The Los Angeles Opera is the 4th largest in the U.S. The director through 2011 is Plácido Domingo.

Madame Butterfly
Madame Butterfly tickets

The opera Madame Butterfly is based on a short story from 1898 and a novel from 1887. The premier was in 1904 but didn’t do very well. Consequently the long Act 2 was split so that the opera now had 3 acts. The opera was a smash hit and played in 1907’s New York City.

Turandot Tickets

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Turandot is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini, to an Italian libretto by Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni, based on the play Turandot by Carlo Gozzi. It was left unfinished by Puccini at his death, and completed by Franco Alfano. The first performance, at the Teatro alla Scala, in Milan, on 25 April 1926, conducted by Arturo Toscanini, included only Puccini’s music and not Alfano’s additions. Later performances were of the completed score.

Madame Butterfly Tickets - Madama Butterfly

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Madama Butterfly (Madame Butterfly) is an opera in three acts (originally two acts) by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. The opera was based on a short story by John Luther Long which was made into a play by David Belasco. It is also based on a novel by Pierre Loti, Madame Chrysanthème (1887).