Puccini's timeless masterpiece takes the Virginia Opera stage rendering this heartbreaking drama and mesmerizing score, featuring the poignant aria "Un bel di". A tale of love and sacrifice set against a clash of cultures, Puccini's use of authentic Japanese themes and soaring Italian lyricism created a powerful emotional experience.
The orchestra for this production is provided by the Richmond Symphony Orchestra.
Running Time: 2 hours 57 minutes (including intermission)
Sung in Italian with English Supertitles