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OPERA TALKS

Opera Talks with Jonathan Dean

One Tuesday evening per month

the Opera center

Free admission

Deepen your knowledge of opera with our free opera talk series. Each month, join Seattle Opera Dramaturg Jonathan Dean for an entertaining look at this unique art form, with topics ranging from opera’s rich literature and history to behind-the-scenes insights into how we put these grand productions on stage. Upcoming event dates and topics are added regularly, so check back often to learn what's in store.

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NOTE: the July Opera Talk originally scheduled for July 30 at 7:00 PM has been rescheduled for July 23 at 7:30 PM.

UP NEXT: A Feminist Director Takes On Rigoletto

Tuesday, July 23 at 7:30 PM

Lindy Hume, director of our upcoming Rigoletto, writes: "This is a work of such musical and dramatic genius that although nearly 170 years have passed since it was first performed, it still packs a mighty punch." Join Lindy and Seattle Opera dramaturg Jonathan Dean for a lively discussion of how she's staged Verdi's classic, why she chose a contemporary setting, and what makes this brilliant piece resonate just as much today as it did in 1851.

UPCOMING DATES

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 7:30 PM         

A Feminist Director Takes on Rigoletto

Add to Calendar 7/23/2019 7:30:00 PM 7/23/2019 7:30:00 PM America/Vancouver Opera Talks with Jonathan Dean Opera Talks with Jonathan Dean One Tuesday evening per month Tagney Jones Hall at the Opera Center Free admission Deepen your knowledge of opera with our free opera talk series. Each month, join Seattle Opera Dramaturg Jonathan Dean for an entertaining look at this unique art form, with topics ranging from opera’s rich literature and history to behind-the-scenes insights into how we put these grand productions on stage. Upcoming event dates and topics are added regularly, so check back often to learn what's in store. Tagney Jones Hall

A Feminist Director Takes on Rigoletto

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 7:00 PM         

The Verdi Effect: Costumed Concerts Become Live-Action Cinema

Add to Calendar 8/20/2019 7:00:00 PM 8/20/2019 7:00:00 PM America/Vancouver Opera Talks with Jonathan Dean Opera Talks with Jonathan Dean One Tuesday evening per month Tagney Jones Hall at the Opera Center Free admission Deepen your knowledge of opera with our free opera talk series. Each month, join Seattle Opera Dramaturg Jonathan Dean for an entertaining look at this unique art form, with topics ranging from opera’s rich literature and history to behind-the-scenes insights into how we put these grand productions on stage. Upcoming event dates and topics are added regularly, so check back often to learn what's in store. Tagney Jones Hall

The Verdi Effect: Costumed Concerts Become Live-Action Cinema

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 7:00 PM         

Opera Production 101: Deeds of Music Made Visible

Add to Calendar 9/17/2019 7:00:00 PM 9/17/2019 7:00:00 PM America/Vancouver Opera Talks with Jonathan Dean Opera Talks with Jonathan Dean One Tuesday evening per month Tagney Jones Hall at the Opera Center Free admission Deepen your knowledge of opera with our free opera talk series. Each month, join Seattle Opera Dramaturg Jonathan Dean for an entertaining look at this unique art form, with topics ranging from opera’s rich literature and history to behind-the-scenes insights into how we put these grand productions on stage. Upcoming event dates and topics are added regularly, so check back often to learn what's in store. Tagney Jones Hall

Opera Production 101: Deeds of Music Made Visible

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 7:00 PM         

How to Distinguish Rossini from Bellini from Donizetti

Add to Calendar 10/15/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/15/2019 7:00:00 PM America/Vancouver Opera Talks with Jonathan Dean Opera Talks with Jonathan Dean One Tuesday evening per month Tagney Jones Hall at the Opera Center Free admission Deepen your knowledge of opera with our free opera talk series. Each month, join Seattle Opera Dramaturg Jonathan Dean for an entertaining look at this unique art form, with topics ranging from opera’s rich literature and history to behind-the-scenes insights into how we put these grand productions on stage. Upcoming event dates and topics are added regularly, so check back often to learn what's in store. Tagney Jones Hall

How to Distinguish Rossini from Bellini from Donizetti

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 7:00 PM         

Pushkin: the Wellspring of Russian Opera

Add to Calendar 11/19/2019 7:00:00 PM 11/19/2019 7:00:00 PM America/Vancouver Opera Talks with Jonathan Dean Opera Talks with Jonathan Dean One Tuesday evening per month Tagney Jones Hall at the Opera Center Free admission Deepen your knowledge of opera with our free opera talk series. Each month, join Seattle Opera Dramaturg Jonathan Dean for an entertaining look at this unique art form, with topics ranging from opera’s rich literature and history to behind-the-scenes insights into how we put these grand productions on stage. Upcoming event dates and topics are added regularly, so check back often to learn what's in store. Tagney Jones Hall

Pushkin: the Wellspring of Russian Opera

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