Gabriella Mercado http://www.kplu.org en At Seattle Opera, "Madama Butterfly" features a 39-pound non-diva http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-opera-madama-butterfly-features-39-pound-non-diva <p>&quot;Madama Butterfly&rdquo; is a story about love, heartbreak and sacrifice and it&rsquo;s beloved by opera fans worldwide.</p><p>It&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.seattleopera.org/tickets/production.aspx?productionID=102">the current production</a> at Seattle Opera. The cast features superstar soprano Patricia Racette, who has played the role at least 100 times, including at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4icppovof0o</p><p>And sharing the stage with her is a very young newcomer: Gabriella Mercado of Lynnwood. She&#39;s 6.</p> Mon, 14 May 2012 11:58:20 +0000 Florangela Davila 4988 at http://www.kplu.org At Seattle Opera, "Madama Butterfly" features a 39-pound non-diva