University of Evansville Students to Perform in Professional Production of "Madame Butterfly"
2013 Nov 19This Saturday, numerous local residents will share the stage with some of the nation's leading opera singers in the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra's production of Puccini's Madame Butterfly. The performance will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, November 23 at the Victory Theatre in Downtown Evansville. Tickets start at $23 and may be purchased on the EPO's website, www.evansvillephilharmonic.org. Sung in Italian, with an English translation projected above the stage, Madame Butterfly features a full set from Asheville Lyric Opera in North Carolina and costumes from Union Avenue Opera in St. Louis. Four professional opera singers will perform the lead roles, with approximately 20 UE students and additional members of the Evansville Philharmonic Chorus rounding out the chorus. The following UE students from the local area will perform in Madame Butterfly: