Caprice Chocolate with Vintage Madama Butterfly Poster Tin

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Caprice Chocolate with Vintage Madama Butterfly Poster Tin

A collection of Italian chocolates with a collectible tin featuring Leopoldo Metlicovitz's art-nouveau poster for the 1904 world premiere of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly.

Milk Chocolate pralines filled with hazelnut cream and crunch.

  • Approximately 15 chocolates per tin.
  • Country of origin: Italy

History

Puccini’s original version of Madama Butterfly premiered at Milan’s Teatro alla Scala in 1904. The composer was inspired to write an opera about a tragic love between a young Japanese geisha and an American Navy officer after seeing David Belasco’s play by the same name performed in London in June 1900. Puccini’s score includes many Japanese folk melodies, and is one of his most sweeping and sophisticated. It remains one of the world’s most popular operas.

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