Archivi tag: Michael Todd Simpson

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 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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The Consul, Menotti’s Pulitzer Prize Winner, Premieres at Seattle Opera

Seattle—Seattle Opera’s 50th Anniversary season continues with The Consul, a riveting Cold-War thriller coming to McCaw Hall for the first time. In this tale, an inhuman bureaucracy poses a formidable obstacle for a woman desperate to flee a totalitarian state … Continua a leggere

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10 Performances of Puccini’s Beloved, Romantic La Bohème at Seattle Opera – Stellar Casts Feature Francesco Demuro, Elizabeth Caballero; Company Debuts of Michael Fabiano, Jennifer Black

Seattle—Seattle Opera continues its 2012/13 season next month with 10 performances of one of the most popular operas ever composed. At turns joyful and heartbreaking, Puccini’s La Bohème tells an unforgettable story of impoverished young people who are rich in … Continua a leggere

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Seattle Opera Announces 50th Anniversary Season in 2013/14

Seattle—Seattle Opera today announced the company’s 50th Anniversary Season. Performances of Wagner’s Ring kick off the festivities this summer, followed by a subscription series of four operas. Starring singers beloved by the opera-goers of Seattle, the 2013/14 season offers subscribers … Continua a leggere

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Seattle Opera Presents Bizet’s Carmen October 15 to 29

Seattle—This fall, Seattle Opera presents Carmen, Bizet’s fiery tale of passion and jealousy, for seven performances, opening October 15 and running through October 29. Carmen follows the destructive romance between a free-spirited, amoral woman and a tightly-wound soldier. Overflowing with … Continua a leggere

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