Madama Butterfly (Opera Australia)
An American lieutenant marries a beautiful young geisha, to the dismay of her family. Shortly after the wedding the lieutenant departs for America, and his wife bears him a child, alone.
Three years later she excitedly awaits his return, only to find to her shock and despair, that he is returning with an American wife.
With a heart-rending love story and a brilliant score, Madama Butterfly is one of the most beloved opera classics.