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Nabucco

Discover the story that inspired Giuseppe Verdi's Nabucco.

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An American Dream

Commissioned by the Seattle Opera, discover the story behind An American Dream.

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The Pearl Fishers

Discover the history behind Georges Bizet's The Pearl Fishers.

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The Marriage of Figaro

Learn more about the history behind Mozart's comedy The Marriage of Fiagro.

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Mary Stuart

Learn about the rich and vibrant history that inspired Gaetano Donizetti's Mary Stuart.

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The Flying Dutchman

Learn about the legends and history that inspired Richard Wagner to compose The Flying Dutchman.

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Additional Spotlight Guides

Ariadne auf Naxos
The Consul
The Daughter of the Regiment
Don Giovanni
Rigoletto
Semele
The Tales of Hoffmann
Tosca

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