The Butterfly Process Discussion Series

The Butterfly Process Discussion Series

Join us for The Butterfly Process Discussion Series, an opportunity for community learning and dialogue. These will each be zoom webinars led by Phil Chan. Each session will be 90 minutes. After a brief introduction, Phil will invite our  Featured Speaker(s)s to begin by giving context, sharing scholarship, stories, and insights that focus and frame the session’s topic. This is followed by a slightly larger round table Community Discussion with BLO artists and invited community members.  You are invited to participate as a Community Guest, to watch, listen, and hold space for these important discussions to take place.

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The Butterfly Process Discussion Series
  • The Butterfly Process: The Birth of Butterfly through WWII: The First 50 years

    This first discussion focuses on the essential questions to ground us in the work of Madama Butterfly, including the socio-political context during the time of its premiere and how that changed during and after World War II. Phil Chan will join Dr. Kunio Hara, a preeminent Puccini scholar, to con...