Curtis Opera Theatre - La rondine by Giacomo Puccini
Stephanie Havey, director
Money buys happiness but not true love for Magda, the heroine of Puccini's comic opera.
Abandoning her lavish life with a rich banker for the affection of a poor young student,
she realizes, heartbroken, that she is unworthy of his marriage proposal. Evocative waltzes
and glowing melodies enliven Puccini's elegant score.
Fully staged production with the Curtis Symphony Orchestra, sung in Italian with
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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Curtis Institute of Music