Archivi tag: John Tessier

Iconic queens go head-to-head in Donizetti’s Mary Stuart – Exquisite period drama premieres at Seattle Opera

SEATTLE – Sparks will fly and heads will roll in Seattle Opera’s tale of English royalty, Mary Stuart, coming to McCaw Hall for the first time this winter. Composed by Gaetano Donizetti, Mary Stuart depicts a fictitious confrontation between two historic rulers … Continua a leggere

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Seattle Opera receives $30,000 from National Endowment for the Arts

Seattle – Seattle Opera has received a $30,000 grant from National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The funds, in support of the February, 2016 production of Donizetti’s Mary Stuart, are part of a larger $27.6 million that NEA is awarding … Continua a leggere

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Sail away to paradise with Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers from 17 to 31 October – Fashion icon Zandra Rhodes creates a colorful world with head-turning sets, costumes

SEATTLE – Come away with Seattle Opera to an island paradise this fall. Bizet’s intoxicating romance The Pearl Fishers will offer a chance to escape reality for a night of grand operatic spectacle Oct. 17 – 31, 2015. In this … Continua a leggere

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Seattle Opera Announces 2015/16 Season: Nabucco, An American Dream, The Pearl Fishers, Mary Stuart, The Marriage of Figaro and The Flying Dutchman – Company Presents First Season of Aidan Lang’s Vision

SEATTLE—It’s a new era at Seattle Opera. The company today announced its 2015/16 season, the first to be presented by General Director Aidan Lang, and a return to full-year programming with a total of six operas, including new productions and … Continua a leggere

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Ric Furman to Sing Florestan in Fidelio at Seattle Opera One Performance Only: Sunday, October 14

Seattle—American tenor Ric Furman will sing the role of Florestan in Seattle Opera’s production of Beethoven’s Fidelio at the matinee performance on Sunday, October 14, 2012, replacing the originally announced singer, Clifton Forbis. “Florestan is one of the most taxing … Continua a leggere

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Beethoven’s Ode to Humanity, Fidelio, Returns to Seattle Opera First Collaboration for Seattle Favorites Asher Fisch, Conductor, and Chris Alexander, Director

Seattle—Seattle Opera continues its 2012/13 season next month with Beethoven’s only opera: Fidelio, the story of a devoted wife who rescues her husband, unjustly imprisoned for his political beliefs. Premiered in 1814, Fidelio’s message of love and hope overcoming tyranny … Continua a leggere

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Mozart’s Fanciful Masterpiece The Magic Flute Closes Seattle Opera’s Season

Seattle – Seattle Opera closes its 2010/11 season with The Magic Flute. Mozart’s beloved fairy-tale celebrates the power of music, as a prince, a princess, and a bird-catcher try to find their own way in a world torn apart by … Continua a leggere

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