Tim Matheson/Vancouver Opera

Madame Butterfly Final Dress Rehearsal

June 12, 2014   6:00 PM

War Memorial Opera House
301 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco
Donor Event

Approximate running time: 170 minutes.

This is the Final Dress Rehearsal for Madame Butterfly with singers, orchestra and chorus.
Puccini's heartbreaking tale of innocence, betrayal and sacrifice returns in a bold and beautiful production by Jun Kaneko, designer of San Francisco Opera's dazzling production of The Magic Flute (2012). As the title character, Patricia Racette, "can rightly stand among the great Butterflies of her era" (Opera News).
Learn more about this production.
Doors open at 5:30pm; you may enter through any public door.
This event is a benefit for Patron ($200) members and above. Membership card is required for admission. To upgrade your membership to the Patron ($200) level or to check your membership status, please call (415) 565-6416.
Please rsvp to attend this event.


Nicola Luisotti’s appearance made possible by Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem, Chairs, Amici di Nicola of Camerata. Ms. Racette’s appearance is made possible by a gift to the Great Singers Fund by Joan and David Traitel.