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Seattle Opera presents La Traviata on January 14, 2017

By Giuseppe Verdi IRRESISTIBLE CLASSIC. Verdi’s passionate portrait of a worldly courtesan forced by bourgeois society to give up the man of her dreams enthralls with a wide range of moods packed into a tautly-constructed story. One of the most perfect … Continue reading

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Hansel & Gretel at the Seattle Opera

By Engelbert Humperdinck UNEXPECTED ADVENTURE. Not seen at Seattle Opera for 23 years, Humperdinck’s impressive adaptation of the iconic Grimm story has been an international favorite since its premiere. With refreshing humor and Wagnerian orchestration, this atmospheric fable explores universal themes … Continue reading

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Rossini’sCount Ory premieres at the Seattle Opera

By Gioachino Rossini A Seattle Opera Premiere! Aug. 6, 7, 10, 13, 17, 19, & 20, 2016 FARCE. In this madcap comedy from the composer of The Barber of Seville, a notorious skirt-chaser and his merry-making minions scheme their way into … Continue reading

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The Flying Dutchman at the Seattle Opera

By Richard Wagner May 7, 8, 11, 14, 18, 20, & 21 ROMANTIC FABLE WITH STRIKING THEATRICALITY. A cursed ship captain, condemned to wander the seas for eternity, sets foot on land every seven years to search for a bride … Continue reading

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The Marriage of Figaro at the Seattle Opera

By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart WATCH THE TRAILER!! KINETIC COMEDY WITH HEARTFELT HUMANITY. Charming, lighthearted, and endlessly enjoyable, Mozart’s most popular opera sparkles with genius. There’s never a dull moment for a lascivious Count and his entourage as they navigate the … Continue reading

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Ariadne auf Naxos at the Seattle Opera

Ariadne auf Naxos By Richard Strauss May 2 – 16, 2015 THE SHOWS MUST GO ON! A wealthy patron has commissioned two pieces of entertainment for a private dinner party: an opera based on the myth of Ariadne in exile, … Continue reading

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“The Tales of Hoffmann” in Seattle

Seattle Opera Presents: The Tales of Hoffmann Jacques Offenbach  <!– Approximate Running Time: 3 hours and 30 minutes, with 2 intermissions McCaw Hall –> One of the most talked-about productions in Seattle Opera history returns to McCaw Hall for a … Continue reading

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