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Spotlight Guides

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Madame Butterfly

Learn more about the story of Madame Butterfly.

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The Magic Flute

Discover the music of Mozart's The Magic Flute and how the Age of Enlightenment inspired this unique fairy tale.

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Katya Kabanova

Learn more about Czech composer Leoš Janáček and the story behind Katya Kabanova.

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Additional Spotlight Guides

An American Dream
Ariadne auf Naxos

The Consul
The Daughter of the Regiment
The Flying Dutchman
Don Giovanni
Hansel & Gretel
La traviata
The Marriage of Figaro
Mary Stuart
Nabucco
The Pearl Fishers
Rigoletto
Semele
The Tales of Hoffmann
Tosca
The Wicked Adventures of Count Ory

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