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Opera Omaha & KANEKO Create a "Madama Butterfly" Treasure, 2 Exec. Directors Discuss on KIOS-FM

Oct 29, 2019

Opera Omaha is thrilled to open its 2019/2020 season with the return of Jun Kaneko’s Madama Butterfly, his premiere opera production design, which debuted at Opera Omaha in 2006.  Since it’s opening, Kaneko’s Madama Butterfly has painted the stages of San Francisco Opera, Washington National Opera at the Kennedy Center, Atlanta Opera, Opera Philadelphia and many others, garnering national acclaim and adoration.

Executive Director of Opera Omaha, Roger Weitz and KANEKO’s Executive Director, Stephan Grot join Mike Hogan "Live & Local" to discuss the collaborative effort that has included activities all month long and culminates with two long awaited performances of the Puccini opera on November 1st and 3rd and the Kaneko's Great Minds Series "Madama Butterfly: The Suicide that Stays News" on November 6th.

More information can be found at https://www.operaomaha.org/season-tickets/current-season/2020/madama-butterfly and at https://thekaneko.org/programs/great-minds-lecture-series-impactful-art/