Thursday, April 06, 2017 12:52 AM

WITH 'MADAME BUTTERFLY,' OPERA TAKES WING AGAIN FOR THE CHATTANOOGA SYMPHONY & OPERA

Gallery: With 'Madame Butterfly,' CSO reminds patrons the 'O' is for 'Opera' +11 more photos If you go * What: CSO presents "Madame Butterfly." * When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23 and Saturday, March 25. * Where: Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. * Admission: $25-$125. * Phone: 423-267-8583. * Website: www.chattanoogasymphony.com. Coming up Read more about the CSO's production of "Madame Butterfly" in Thursday's ChattanoogaNow section. * Bob Bernhardt, CSO conductor * Shannon Kessler Dooley as title character Cio-Cio-san * Eric Fennell as U.S. Navy Lt. B.F. Pinkerton * Levi Hernandez as U.S. ambassador Sharpless * Jason DuRoy, rehearsal accompanist When it comes to staging an opera such as "Madame Butterfly," there are obvious considerations. You'll need an orchestra, some singers who can also act, some costumes, someone to conduct and one or two people to make the sets and handle the lighting. But there are many more things to consider. You'll need a place for the out-of-town technicians and artists to stay, and they'll need transportation and places to eat for perhaps up to three weeks. You'll also need a place to rehearse, preferably a space that is available all day, every day and one that is as big ...

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