Archivi tag: Seattle Opera

Monty Python meets opera in Seattle Opera’s Count Ory – August 6-20, 2016 McCaw Hall

SEATTLE – Seattleites, you’ve been warned: There’s a cheeky bad boy causing a ruckus this summer, and he’s headed straight for McCaw Hall! Seattle Opera presents The Wicked Adventures of Count Ory—a brand-new production that packs the punch of a … Continua a leggere

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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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Seattle Opera’s Executive Director Named President of Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

SEATTLE – Seattle Opera’s General Director, Aidan Lang, announced today that Kelly Tweeddale, Executive Director since 2003, has been appointed President of the Vancouver Symphony Society and VSO School of Music Society, effective November 16, 2015. Aidan Lang said, “This … 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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Epic music rocks McCaw Hall in Nabucco

SEATTLE – Come experience the power of music on a whole new level at the Seattle Opera premiere of Giuseppe Verdi’s Nabucco this August. Viewers will be visually transported to ancient Babylon through magnificent costumes, awe-inspiring projections, and a new … Continua a leggere

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Seattle Opera’s An American Dream takes company beyond McCaw Hall and into the community

SEATTLE – When Seattle Opera’s brand-new opera, An American Dream, premieres this August, Japanese Americans will see the story of their community coming to life onstage. Locally sourced personal histories such as the wartime incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans, many … Continua a leggere

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