And that piece from "Madame Butterfly" she gave just brought 'em right up on their toes.
Where Madame Butterfly hears that Pinkerton's ship has been sighted.
The impossible, absurd, exquisite music-play of "Madame Butterfly" had begun.
However, "Madame Butterfly" and "Bohme" were never given to my knowledge.
"Madame Butterfly" was a triumph for us all, and for me in particular.
The real bright spot in the season was the first production of "Madame Butterfly" on the 11th of February, 1907.
I remember hearing him at the first performance of "Madame Butterfly," and he hurt us.
An opera by Giacomo Puccini. The title character, a Japanese woman, is betrothed to an American naval officer stationed in Japan. He leaves for the United States, promising to return, but comes back three years later married to an American woman. Butterfly, disgraced, stabs herself; the officer begs her forgiveness, and she dies in his arms.