Madame Butterfly Archives - Detroit Opera

Detroit Opera Music Director Roberto Kalb on One Detroit

Roberto Kalb, Detroit Opera Music Director, sat down with Cecelia Sharpe, One Detroit contributor, to discuss Detroit Opera’s upcoming season! Listen to hear about Maestro Kalb’s background and thoughts about the uniqueness of Detroit Opera. 23-24 Opera Season Trailer

Releasing Butterfly

By Matthew Ozawa Director of Madame Butterfly As we allow ourselves to become immersed in the fantasy of Japan portrayed in Puccini’s Madame Butterfly, it’s illuminating to consider through whose lens we are viewing this opera. What experiences, perspectives, histories, and biases do we bring with us as we engage with Butterfly’s story?  When I …

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Detroit Opera Announces 23/24 Opera Season

Detroit Opera announces its 2023–24 Opera season under the leadership of President and CEO Wayne S. Brown, Gary L. Wasserman Artistic Director Yuval Sharon, Associate Artistic Director Christine Goerke, and Music Director Roberto Kalb. In the coming season, Detroit Opera will present four operas embracing the themes of collision and collage, with stories spotlighting characters …

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