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Glimmerglass Opera to open season with ‘Madame Butterfly’

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COOPERSTOWN — Opera fans may not know that what they’re seeing and hearing are revised versions of their works that composers have made before they’re satisfied to let posterity take its course. Tomorrow, Glimmerglass Opera will open a season in which all four productions are revised versions. “We’ve had several years to make it better,” said composer Tobias Picker about his opera “An American Tragedy,” which opens on July 20. Initially in 1998, when the ...

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