Press Release - Office of College Advancement

Monday, August 23, 2010
Office of College Advancement
Ohlone College
510.659.6206
www.ohlone.edu

For Immediate Release:

Event: Ohlone College Summerfest 2010
Opera on the Silver Screen Presents
Madame Butterfly (Encore Performance)
By Giacomo Puccini
Date & Time: Saturday, August 28, 2:00 pm
Where: Smith Center at Ohlone College, 43600 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539
Tickets: $10; 510-659-6031; www.smithcenter.com

San Francisco Opera’s Madame Butterfly on the Silver Screen

Woman dress as geisha.Patricia Racette as Cio-Cio-San in Madame Butterfly.

Fremont, CA—One of the world’s most beloved and dramatic operas, Madame Butterfly is a classic tale of conflicted hearts and colliding cultures set in nineteenth-century Japan. For a special one-time encore presentation, San Francisco Opera’s adored Madame Butterfly will be shown on the silver screen inside the Smith Center at Ohlone College on Saturday, August 28 at 2pm.

Sung in Italian with English subtitles, Madame Butterfly is a high-definition film version of a live production by the San Francisco Opera with full scenery, staging and costumes.

Tickets are $10, available online or at the Smith Center box office. Please visit http://www.smithcenter.com or contact the box office (510) 659-6031 for more information.

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