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Seattle Opera’s Semele dazzles with cutting-edge technology, wit and ‘endless pleasure’ – Celebrated mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe stars in company premiere

Seattle—Handel’s sensuous and sparkling opera Semele is coming to McCaw Hall for the first time this February. Composed to an English-language libretto, this Greek myth tells the story of a mortal woman, Semele, who aspires to live among the “beautiful … Continua a leggere

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Tales of Hoffmann Audiences to Celebrate Speight Jenkins’ 31 Years as General Director

Seattle—Seattle Opera’s 2014/15 season concludes its 50th Anniversary season, as well as the 31-year tenure of General Director Speight Jenkins with The Tales of Hoffmann (Les contes d’Hoffmann). An all-star cast sings Jacques Offenbach’s tuneful score, chronicling famous writer E.T.A. … 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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