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Seattle Opera unveils 2016/17 Season: More than 40 artists debut in enchanting classics and gripping new works

SEATTLE – Thrilling theater and unforgettable music—that’s what audiences can expect from Seattle Opera’s 2016/17 Season. The company today announced the operas next up at Marion Oliver McCaw Hall. They include: The Wicked Adventures of Count Ory, Hansel & Gretel, … Continua a leggere

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John Nesholm, Seattle Opera Board Chairman, Honored by OPERA America 2015 National Opera Trustee Recognition Award

New York — OPERA America, the national service organization for opera, announced this week that Seattle Opera Chairman of the Board John Nesholm, along with three other outstanding trustees across the United States, have received the 2015 National Opera Trustee … Continua a leggere

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More than $1 million raised at Speight Jenkins Celebration Concert and Dinner

Seattle—With some of the greatest voices in opera gathering together for one night only in a red-carpet affair, Seattle Opera’s Speight Celebration Concert and Dinner thrilled more than 2,500 fans at McCaw Hall and raised more than $1 million on … Continua a leggere

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Celebratory Weekend Salutes Speight Jenkins’ 31 Years Leading Seattle Opera

Seattle—After three decades, 92 productions, and more than 1,200 individual performances, Speight Jenkins is retiring from Seattle Opera in style! The company will celebrate the end of the Jenkins era, as well as its 50th anniversary, with three special events: … Continua a leggere

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Seattle Opera Announces First Live Audio Recording: 2013 Ring Available for Pre-Order Now

Seattle—Seattle Opera and AVIE Records announced today that they will release a live recording of Seattle Opera’s 2013 Der Ring des Nibelungen, available as a physical, 14-CD box set, digital download, and for online streaming. For forty years, Seattle Opera … 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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Seattle Opera Announces 2014/15 Season

SEATTLE—From the depths of hell to the heights of paradise, the four great operas of Seattle Opera’s 2014/15 season will take operagoers on a fantastic journey. During this important season, leadership will pass from Speight Jenkins, who has been General … Continua a leggere

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