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Artists In Recital

Jan. 16, 2017 at 7:00PM, Benaroya Hall

Overview

Join artists from La traviata for a recital hosted by Wagner and More, a social group for opera lovers. Joshua Dennis (Alfredo), Weston Hurt (Germont), and Maya Lahyani (Flora) 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!

Net proceeds of this event benefit Wagner and More’s sponsorship of Seattle Opera at the Center, our project to build a new world-class civic home for opera adjacent to McCaw Hall and at the heart of our Theatre District. This project will allow us to serve thousands more with dedicated space for dynamic Education and Community Engagement programs.

Nordstrom Recital Hall, Benaroya Hall
200 University Street, Seattle

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Wagner and More

Wagner and More (affectionately known as WAM) is a social group for opera lovers who come together to attend performances, enjoy opera events, and travel. With 8-10 events throughout the year, WAM offers you a chance to expand your social circle while meeting renowned Wagnerians like Christopher Alden, enjoying private concerts with artists such as Jamie Barton, and travelling to see opera in places like San Francisco.

Learn more or join Wagner and More to access a full season of exclusive events.

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Artists

Maya Lahyani

Mezzo-Soprano

At Seattle Opera in 2016/17: Flora, La traviata and Varvara, Katya Kabanova

Hometown: Tel Aviv, Israel  
Seattle Opera Young Artist 2009/10 
Seattle Opera Debut: Dryad, Ariadne auf Naxos (’15)
Previously at Seattle Opera: Flora Bervoix, La traviata (’17)
Recently: Soloist, Alonzo King LINES Ballet (Yerba Buena Center for the Arts); Carmen, Carmen (PORTopera and Opera Las Vegas)
Upcoming: Varvara, Katya Kabanova (Seattle Opera); Flora, La traviata (Metropolitan Opera); Soloist, Mahler Symphony No. 2 (Charlotte Symphony Orchestra) 

Last updated: February 2017

Maya Lahyani

Mezzo-Soprano

Joshua Dennis

Tenor

At Seattle Opera in 2016/17: Alfredo, La traviata

Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Seattle Opera Debut
Recently: Roméo, Roméo et Juliette (Minnesota Opera); Tamino, Die Zauberflöte (Michigan Opera Theater); Alfredo, La traviata (Opera Columbus, Opera Idaho)
Upcoming: Bern Venters, Bohlmer’s Riders of the Purple Sage, world premiere (Arizona Opera); Jaquino, Fidelio (Houston Symphony); Werther, Werther (Opera Idaho)

Last updated: October 2016

Joshua Dennis

Tenor

Weston Hurt

Baritone

At Seattle Opera in 2017/18: Sharpless, Madame Butterfly

Hometown: Houston, TX
Seattle Opera Debut:
Germont, La traviata (‘09)
Previously at Seattle Opera:  Giorgio Germont, La traviata (’17); Talbot, Mary Stuart (’16); Nabucco, Nabucco (’15)
Recently: Scarpia, Tosca (Houston Grand Opera); Valentin, Faust (New Orleans Opera); Scarpia, Tosca (Tulsa Opera)
Upcoming: Scarpia, Tosca (Nashville Opera); John Peeribyngle, Il grillo del focolare (Teatro Grattacielo); Creon, Medea (Opera Omaha)

Last updated: July 2017

Weston Hurt

Baritone

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