In Italian with English Captions
One of the world’s most popular operas, Tosca boasts an action-packed story, larger than life characters, and some of Puccini’s most beautiful music, including the showstopper aria “Vissi d’arte.” Famed opera diva Floria Tosca wants revolutionary painter Cavaradossi’s sole romantic attention. Menacing chief of police Scarpia wants Tosca at any cost. The resulting clash between all-consuming passion, unbridled lust, and political dissent makes for a gut-wrenching rollercoaster ride, with plenty of great opportunities for all three principal singers to show off their artistry and individuality.
Tosca boasts an action-packed story and some of Puccini’s most beautiful music. Watch these video highlights from this production of Tosca.
Go Behind the Scenes with General Director Speight Jenkins and Education Director Perry Lorenzo as they discuss the setting for Tosca: 19th-century Rome.
Beautiful costumes and impressive sets replicating 19th-century Rome abound in this production of Tosca. Watch the photo slide show.
Our two Tosca’s, Lisa Daltrius and Michele Capalbo, are both new to Seattle Opera. Hear what they think of this demanding and thrilling role.
Puccini’s masterpiece is an ideal outing for new operagoers. Young music- and theater-lovers pay only $15 on March 9 (ages 18 and under).
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