Beyond Butterfly: How an Asian American Opera Singer Found Her Voice Amid a Reckoning with Race

Japanese-American opera singer Nina Yoshida Nelsen reflects on her decade-long career of being repeatedly cast in "Madame Butterfly," while often overlooked for other non-Asian specific roles. In response, the mezzo-soprano is pushing for change in her beloved industry by speaking out about the pigeonholing and stereotyping that many Asian artists face.