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.
video STREAM: A New Opera Talk Each MONTH
We may not be able to gather for in-person Opera Talks, but Jonathan Dean and the Seattle Opera team are hard at work making digital talks. For the latest content, check out our Opera at Home page.
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Digital opera talks available now include "The Operatic Life of Lorenzo da Ponte," an overview of the life of Mozart's star librettist; an overview of operas inspired by the works of Shakespeare; and "A Bird's Eye View," a conversation with the composer and librettist of Charlie Parker's Yardbird.