Madama Butterfly

Photo by Lynn Lane for Houston Grand Opera

Point of View: Madama Butterfly

A series of images taken from backstage at Madama Butterfly
Photos by Don Ipock

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Sneak Peek at Butterfly Rehearsal

Rehearsal photos by Julius Ahn, who portrays Goro in Madama Butterfly

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The Butterfly effect

The duality of a brutal story told with beautiful music
by Ryan McAdams, Conductor of Madama Butterfly
3-minute read

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Loving Butterfly: It’s Complicated

One of Puccini’s most sublime works, created during a wave of Orientalism.
Featured Article by Paul Thomason; 9-Minute Read
Preface to the linked article by Lyric Opera Staff

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There really was a Madame Butterfly

Sometimes, life really does imitate art.
5-minute read

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