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Seattle Opera.

Spring Season

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The Operas

La traviata

Giuseppe Verdi
Jan. 14-28, 2017

Join us to see why Verdi's passionate portrait of a worldly Parisian courtesan who gives up the man of her dreams remains an irresistible classic. This timeless tale of moral hypocrisy and selfless sacrifice is a milestone in opera history, sure to melt even the coldest heart.
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Katya Kabanova

Leoš Janáček
Feb. 25-Mar. 11, 2017

In this romantic tragedy with music inspired by Slavic folk songs, celebrated Czech composer Leoš Janáček weaves a visceral story of isolation and provincial oppression. Sheltered Katya longs to be free of her dull arranged marriage and dreary home life. Recently awakened to true love, she remains dominated by a monstrous mother-in-law. Can Katya's fragile world survive when her pent-up passions finally burst forth?
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The Magic Flute

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
May 6-21, 2017

Mozart's exuberant masterpiece blends myth, magic, and music to deliver its life-affirming message: love conquers all. A handsome prince and his comical sidekick are given enchanted musical instruments and sent to rescue the Queen of the Night's daughter, but all is not as it seems in this magical land.
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