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  • Israeli Conductor Soars in ‘Butterfly’

    By Ellen Jaffe-Gill

    December 8, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Madame Butterfly," the story of a trusting 19th-century Japanese girl who falls in love with a fickle American naval officer, first captivated American audiences in 1900 as a play by impresario David Belasco. The Italian opera composer Giacomo Puccini saw the play's London production...