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The Operas

Madame Butterfly

Aug. 5-19, 2017
Puccini’s beloved classic tells the story of a whirlwind affair (and its tragic aftermath) between a reckless American naval officer and a trusting Japanese maiden.

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The Barber of Seville

Oct. 14-28, 2017
Young love conquers all in Rossini’s colorful, hilarious comedy full of harebrained schemes and unforgettable music.

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Così fan tutte

Jan. 13-27, 2018
Mozart’s passionate music tells a timeless tale of love, lust, and loyalty in this quirky comedy of (bad) manners.

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Beatrice & Benedict

Feb. 24-Mar. 10, 2018
This new operatic adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Much Ado about Nothing” features the Bard’s own text – in English – set to Berlioz’s beautiful music.

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May 5-19, 2018
Set in Egypt, Verdi’s epic masterpiece features a high-stakes love triangle between two rival princesses and a conflicted military commander.

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Main Photo © Philip Newton | Photos: © Philip Newton, New Zealand Opera 2013 Madame Butterfly, © Neil Mackenzie