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An American Dream

Jack Perla

Aug. 21 & 23, 2015

Provocative drama with local connections. Treasured possessions become symbols of home in a Seattle Opera commission, part of the Belonging(s)project, inspired by true stories from our region’s history.

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Jamie Barton Recital

Various Composers

Aug 10, 2015 at 7:30 PM

Join Wagner and More for this intimate recital with rising star mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton. She performed her Seattle Opera debut as Fenena in Nabucco, August 8-22, 2015.

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Giuseppe Verdi

Aug. 8 - 22, 2015

Verdi's epic account of King Nebuchadnezzar comes to Seattle Opera for the very first time with an inventive new production that puts the orchestra at the heart of the action.

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Ariadne Auf Naxos

Richard Strauss

May 2 - 16, 2015

Our acclaimed production delivers a deliciously theatrical mix of lowbrow comedy and high art, offering surprises and delights at every turn.

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George Frideric Handel

Feb. 21 – Mar. 7, 2015

Elegant and expressive, this all-new production stars the incomparable Stephanie Blythe as Juno, the goddess queen bent on teaching the interloper a lesson.

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Giacomo Puccini

Jan. 10 – 24, 2015

Passionate arias and truly terrific musical moments pepper a rousing score, bringing Tosca’s emotional extremes into sharp relief as the story rushes toward its thrilling conclusion.

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Don Giovanni

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Oct. 18 - Nov. 1, 2014

Featuring varied, evocative, and absolutely glorious music from overture to epilogue, a dynamic set of distinctively drawn characters, and a shocking, unforgettable finale, “the Don” stands apart as Mozart’s boldest masterpiece.

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The Tales of Hoffmann

Jacques Offenbach

May 3 - 17, 2014

An endlessly inventive poet regales his drinking buddies with stories of romancing three fantastic women. A trio of colorful villains foils our hero at every turn.

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The Consul

Gian-Carlo Menotti

Feb. 22 - Mar. 7, 2014

This gripping American drama wowed Broadway audiences during its original run, earning both the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Musical and 1950 Pulitzer Prize for Music.

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Giuseppe Verdi

Jan. 11 - 25, 2014

Hugely popular ever since its Venice premiere, Verdi’s tense and brutal tale of a deformed court jester caught in a web of corruption, lechery, and revenge runs the full emotional gamut in true operatic fashion.