Santa Fe Opera 2018 Review: Madama Butterfly

08.01.18
John Fiore
OperaWire

By Arya Roshanian

“In the pit, Maestro John Fiore…excelled in coddling the Puccini’s lush orchestrations, particularly during Butterfly’s death scene. Much of the drama of Butterfly doesn’t happen until this final act, leaving audiences with placid emotions, either joyful or desolate. However, Fiore made the best of these lull moments with his meticulous attention to detail.”

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