Opera Lecture


Monday September 15, 2014: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

AFTERNOON AT THE OPERA: Madama Butterfly. Set in Nagasaki, Japan in 1904, Giacomo Puccini’s opera tells the story of an arranged, temporary marriage between Lieutenant F.B. Pinkerton of the U.S. Navy and Cio-Cio-San, a naïve 15-year-old geisha girl. Join Professor James Kolb for this audio/visual lecture. 3 p.m.