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2017/18 Sowing circle events

Beatrice & benedict Dress rehearsal

February 22, 2018
Preview this exciting production of Beatrice & Benedict, a Seattle Opera premiere, before performances begin. Sit with other members of the SOWING Circle and experience this incredible collaboration with ACT Theatre under the baton of Seattle Symphony Music Director Ludovic Morlot.

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wine music chocolate

March 11, 2018
The SOWING Circle’s signature event! Enjoy an evening listening to select opera pieces at the home of Jenny and Scott Wyatt, sampling wines that fit the mood of each, and indulging in chocolate. This year we’ll be treated to live music by members of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra: violist Susan Gulkis Assadi and violinist Mikhail Schmidt and will be curated by Linda Kitchen.  

Seattle Opera Gala

April 21, 2018
Party with us at our annual gala! Celebrate the reason Seattle Opera is a thriving company with exclusive access to artistic guests and incredible culinary endeavors. Members of The SOWING Circle will have the option to sponsor a table and sit together. 

Past 2017/18 Events


July 15, 2017
The SOWING Circle had a presence at this McCaw Hall event, celebrating the bold start to a bold new season. The event was a sneak peak of the 2017/18 season and included a variety of activities for all ages: chances to view dazzling and detailed costumes up close, watch a hilarious troupe of improvisers bring opera plots to life, enjoy live music and dance performances, and even hear an opera artist sing out tweets in real-time. 


Saturday, August 19
Join us for The SOWING Circle’s annual Garden Party. Enjoy the company of fellow SOWING Circle members and Cultural Access Washington Board Members. Celebrate the start of Seattle Opera's 2017/18 season and learn more about our exciting community outreach initiatives. 


Wednesday, November 8
Join fellow SOWING Circle members for a unique, inside view of art at ‭Amazon! Curated by Tim Detweiler, former Director at MadArt, this walking ‭tour will feature a number of public art installations around South Lake Union ‭and an opportunity to explore the Amazon Expressions Lab. (Photo ID required for access to Expressions Lab. Please bring your photo ID.)


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