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2016/2017 Season

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La Traviata

Giuseppe Verdi

Jan. 14-28, 2017

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IRRESISTIBLE CLASSIC. Verdi’s passionate portrait of a Parisian courtesan who gives up the man of her dreams features one of the most emotional scores in opera. The timeless tale of moral hypocrisy and selfless sacrifice is given added immediacy via a “five star” (Sunday Telegraph) production that brings striking sophistication to the very human story.

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Artists In Recital

Various Composers

January 16, 2017 at 7:00PM

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Joshua Dennis, Weston Hurt, and Maya Lahyani will perform favorites from the opera repertoire in the intimate Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall. Don’t miss this chance to get a closer look at Seattle Opera’s artists!

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Katya Kabanova

Leoš Janáček

Feb. 25-Mar. 11, 2017

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CAPTIVATING DRAMA. Recently awakened to true love, sheltered Katya longs to be free of her dreary arranged marriage and monstrous mother-in-law. Will her fragile world survive when pent-up passions burst forth? Overflowing with startlingly original music inspired by Slavic folk songs, Janáček’s romantic tragedy weaves a visceral, dreamlike story of isolation and provincial oppression. Seattle Opera premiere!

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The Magic Flute

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

May 6-21, 2017

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COLORFUL FANTASY. Mozart’s utterly unique extravaganza blends myth, magic, and wonderful music to deliver its affirming message: love conquers all. Handsome prince and comical sidekick receive enchanted musical instruments and undergo mystical tests and trials in a circuitous quest to rescue the Queen of the Night’s daughter. Fabulous fun for all ages.

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Recent Productions

As One

Laura Kaminsky

Nov. 11-19, 2016

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Hansel & Gretel

Engelbert Humperdinck

Oct. 15-30, 2016

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Count Ory

Gioachino Rossini

Aug. 6-20, 2016

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The Flying Dutchman

Richard Wagner

May 7 - 21, 2016

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