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26 Sep 2006

Met's Glam Opening Has Minghella's `Butterfly,' Rufus (Update1)

By Manuela Hoelterhoff [, 26 September 2006]

Sept. 26 (Bloomberg) -- With huge screens recording her tiniest tear and smallest bead of sweat, ``Madama Butterfly'' opened the Metropolitan Opera season last night in a gala transmitted live to Lincoln Center Plaza and Times Square as the curtain rose on Peter Gelb's first season as general manager.

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