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Seattle, 98109 United States
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May 2015

ARIADNE AUF NAXOS – Music by Richard Strauss

May 2, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until May 16, 2015

Seattle Opera, 321 Mercer St
Seattle, 98109 United States

THE SHOWS MUST GO ON! A wealthy patron has commissioned two pieces of entertainment for a private dinner party: an opera based on the myth of Ariadne in exile, and a capering troupe of clowns for comic relief. The catch: the two acts must perform simultaneously so a fabulous pyrotechnics display can conclude the evening as promised. Our acclaimed production from the team behind 2014's TALES OF HOFFMANN delivers a deliciously theatrical mix of lowbrow comedy and high art, offering…

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August 2015

Nabucco – A Seattle Opera premiere

August 8, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Seattle Opera, 321 Mercer St
Seattle, 98109 United States

Come experience the power of music on a whole new level at the Seattle Opera premiere of Verdi’s "Nabucco" this August. Viewers will be visually transported to ancient Babylon through magnificent costumes, awe-inspiring projections, and a new staging configuration that brings the music and performers closer to the audience than ever before. The opera tells the story of Nebuchadnezzar (or “Nabucco”), the mad king of Babylon who declares himself God. The powerful, fearsome Abigaille, daughter of one of his wives,…

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An American Dream (World premiere)

August 21, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Seattle Opera, 321 Mercer St
Seattle, 98109 United States

Seattle Opera is proud to present the world-premiere of "An American Dream" this August. Locally sourced personal histories such as the wartime incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans have provided inspiration for this new work by composer Jack Perla with librettist Jessica Murphy Moo. "An American Dream" is a deeply human and hauntingly relevant work that speaks to the universal immigrant experience. In this story, the fate of two families unexpectedly becomes bound together following the bombing of Pearl Harbor and…

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June 2017

Seattle Opera Groundbreaking Ceremony

June 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seattle Opera, 321 Mercer St
Seattle, 98109 United States

Seattle Opera invites our whole community to join us in celebrating the groundbreaking of our new facility on Mercer Street and Speight Jenkins Way. We are filled with excitement about having our day-to-day operations now on the Seattle Center campus, and for the opportunity to mark an important milestone for our company. Will you join us on Tuesday, June 20 at 10:00 AM to help us break ground? Seattle Opera Groundbreaking Ceremony Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | Corner of Mercer…

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October 2018

Halloween Party

October 27, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
Seattle Opera, 321 Mercer St
Seattle, 98109 United States

Join us for an eerie, one-of-a-kind evening backstage after The Turn of the Screw, featuring food, drinks, dancing, and more! Come dressed in a costume, if you like, for this evening of fun featuring DJ Sean Denard and hosted by tenor John Marzano in drag as Anita Spritzer. Admission includes light hors d'oeuvres and two drink tokens. Additional beverages may be purchased. All party attendees must be 21+ with valid ID and have a ticket to The Turn of the…

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February 2019

Seattle Opera: The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs

February 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Seattle Opera, 321 Mercer St
Seattle, 98109 United States
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Following the world premiere’s “rapturous reception” (The Washington Post), the smash hit of the 2017 Santa Fe Opera season makes its West Coast debut at McCaw Hall! This innovative and crowd-pleasing portrait of Apple’s visionary co-founder “does what opera does best: giving audiences a glimpse into the inner life of its title character” (Marin Independent Journal). Bates’s score dazzles with a glossy mix of lyrical and rhythmic music, combining traditional and electronic instrumentation. Campbell’s compelling, funny, and touching libretto interweaves…

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