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.
PUSHKIN: THE WELLSPRING OF RUSSIAN OPERA
Tuesday, November 19 at 7:00 PM
Alexander Pushkin was not only one of the titans of Russian literature; his genius inspired an entire school of glorious Russian operas, Eugene Onegin included. Learn more about Tchaikovsky and the mighty handful of Russian composers who made Pushkin’s poems, plays, and stories into operas such as Boris Godunov, The Queen of Spades, and The Golden Cockerel, and more.