The latest from LA Opera:  an enjoyable “Madame Butterfly,” a spectacular Pinkerton
Los Angeles Opera / Music News & Info: Classical / Reviews 2012/2013

The latest from LA Opera: an enjoyable “Madame Butterfly,” a spectacular Pinkerton

Full disclosure:  Madame Butterfly is not one of my favorite operas.  I understand its popularity and appreciate its usual appeal to most of its fans (sweeping melodies, exotic locales, an easy-to-feel-sorry-for heroine, etc.), but no matter how many chances I give it, I’m never drawn into the music or the drama. Count me in the … Continue reading