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Praise from the Critics!
“Li received the standing ovation that she deserves.”
- Matthew Champ, Reviews Like a Champ
“Opera Lyra puts on sold, spectacular shows and BUTTERFLY is no exception.”
- Kevin Reid, TheVisitorium
“…[Shuying Li] is not only an excellent opera singer on
the stage, but also a living and breathing Madama Butterfly.”
- Rajka Stefanovska, Capital Critics Circle
Good seats still available for the remaining 2 performances! Visit OperaLyra to get your tickets before they are gone.
Set in Nagasaki in 1904, this haunting work tells the bittersweet tale of a young, unworldly geisha who falls in love with a callous visiting American Naval Officer. Madama Butterfly’s unwavering love for the Lieutenant who deserts her is an enduring tale of seduction and betrayal.