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'Madame Butterfly's' Eric Owens( Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times / October 31, 2012 )
Tenor Eric Owens goes over music during a rehearsal for Owens' first "Madame Butterfly" with L.A. Opera at the Music Center.
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