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Seattle Opera.

Per the latest public health policies from Governor Inslee, King County Public Health, and the CDC, all Seattle Opera public events through May 31, 2020 are canceled, including La bohème. Learn more

OPERA TALKS

Opera Talks with Jonathan Dean

One Tuesday evening per month

The Opera Center

Free admission

Deepen your knowledge 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.

COMING UP

Video Stream: OPERA 101: NINE TYPES OF OPERA TO GET YOU STARTED

Tuesday, March 24 at 7:00 PM

Per the latest public health recommendations from Governor Inslee and King County Public Health, this in-person event is canceled.

However, we will offer this talk as an online video stream at its original time, March 24 at 7:00 PM. The video stream will be available on our Opera at Home web page, YouTube channel, and Facebook page. Check our social media pages for opportunities to submit questions that will be answered during the talk!

How many different types of opera are there, anyway? Lots! In this event, KING FM’s Creative Director, Dacia Clay (host of the Classical Classroom podcast), chats with Seattle Opera Dramaturg Jonathan Dean (host of the Seattle Opera podcast) about several types of opera you’re likely to see at a place like Seattle Opera, plus other issues of interest to those who want to discover more about this rich and extravagant art form.

video STREAM: PUCCINI: BACK TO THE FUTURE

Tuesday, April 21 at 7:00 PM

Per the latest public health recommendations from Governor Inslee and King County Public Health, this in-person event is canceled.

However, we will offer this talk as an online video stream at its original time, April 21 at 7:00 PM. The video stream will be available on our Opera at Home web page, YouTube channel, and Facebook page.

Ever-present on the opera stage, Puccini propelled the art form toward the twentieth century. His works explored new storytelling modes, characters, and subjects while staying true to the Italian traditions that came beforehand. As we gear up for Puccini’s beloved La bohème, we’ll consider this vital creator whose genius had so much influence on today's art and culture.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 7:00 PM

Puccini: Back to the Future

Add to Calendar 4/21/2020 7:00:00 PM 4/21/2020 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 at the Opera Center

Puccini: Back to the Future

Add to Calendar 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM 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. The Opera Center