Grappling with Madama Butterfly Today: Representation, Reclamation, Re-imagination

When and Where

Friday, February 11, 2022 7:00 pm to Saturday, February 12, 2022 2:00 pm
Online Event


An online symposium exploring issues surrounding Puccini’s Madama Butterfly

This two-day symposium celebrates the premiere of Teiya Kasahara’s 笠原貞野 (they/them) new film The Butterfly Project: The Ballad of Chō-Chō San and the Canadian Opera Company’s planned 2022 production of Madama Butterfly, and calls attention to the problematic nature of this opera in today’s environment of growing cultural awareness.

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Faculty of Music