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11 Nov 2005

Florida Grand Opera opens season with Puccini's torrid Old West love triangle,0,2723881.story?coll=sfe-events-headlines

fanciulla_small.jpgBy Lawrence A. Johnson [South Florida Sun-Sentinel, 10 November 2005]

On Dec. 10, 1910, the Metropolitan Opera unveiled a new work by the most celebrated of living opera composers, Giacomo Puccini. The composer's first opera in six years since his hit Madama Butterfly boasted a starry production with Arturo Toscanini conducting and Enrico Caruso, soprano Emmy Destinn and baritone Pasquale Amato heading the cast.

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