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Seattle Opera.

Opera Classes

Opera classes

Go back to school with classes perfect for any music lover. Join Seattle Opera Community Engagement Manager Alex Minami for "Opera in the 20th and 21st Centuries" to learn more about the living tradition of opera, or enjoy a survey of literary adaptations in opera with Dramaturg Jonathan Dean. Classes will be available both in person and online.

Fall 2021 Classes

Opera In The 20th And 21st Centuries

Tagney Jones Hall at the Opera Center or online via Zoom

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Tuesdays, 6:30–8 PM: Sept 14–Oct 5 (sessions 1–4), November 2–23 (sessions 5–8)

$150 Sliding Scale Fee | Instructor: Alex Minami, Community Engagement Manager

Join Seattle Opera Community Engagement Manager Alex Minami for lively and informative eight-part series on the rich and living tradition of opera in the last 120 years, from Debussy's groundbreaking Pelléas et Mélisande to the present.

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Tuesdays, 6:30–8 PM: Sept 14–Oct 5 (sessions 1–4), November 2–23 (sessions 5–8)

$150 Sliding Scale Fee | Instructor: Alex Minami, Community Engagement Manager

Opera And Literature

Tagney Jones Hall at the Opera Center or online via Zoom

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Mondays, 6:30–8 PM: Sept 13–Oct 4 (sessions 1–4), November 1–22 (sessions 5–8)

$150 Sliding Scale Fee | Instructor: Jonathan Dean, Dramaturg

Take a close look at the relationship between operas and their literary sources with dramaturg Jonathan Dean as he illuminates the way in which opera enhances storytelling through music.

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Mondays, 6:30–8 PM: Sept 13–Oct 4 (sessions 1–4), November 1–22 (sessions 5–8)

$150 Sliding Scale Fee | Instructor: Jonathan Dean, Dramaturg