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Angel Blue (Bess) and Alfred Walker (Porgy) © Philip Newton
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Seattle Opera's Porgy and Bess is a vocal and dramatic stunner

By , 11 August 2018
****1
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Gordon Hawkins (Amonasro) and Leah Crocetto (Aida) © Philip Newton
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A visually stunning Aida at Seattle Opera

By , 05 May 2018
***11
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Alexey Dolgov (Pinkerton) and Lianna Haroutounian (Cio-Cio-San) © Jacob Lucas
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Trying to rethink Madama Butterfly at Seattle Opera

By , 05 August 2017
***11
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Christina Poulitsi (Queen of the Night) © Philip Newton
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Seattle Opera's Magic Flute as enchanting as ever

By , 06 May 2017
***11
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Corinne Winters (Violetta) and Joshua Dennis (Alfredo) © Philip Newton
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Two Violettas in 24 hours: Seattle Opera fields double-casts in Konwitschny's Traviata

By , 14 January 2017
****1
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John Easterlin (The Witch) © Jacob Lucas
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Hansel and Gretel at Seattle Opera: Laurent Pelly's cautionary fairy-tale

By , 15 October 2016
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Greer Grimsley (Dutchman) © Philip Newton
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“It was a dark and stormy night”: Seattle Opera's intensely riveting Flying Dutchman explodes the cliches

By , 07 May 2016
****1
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Joyce El-Khoury makes our Seattle Opera debut in title role of Maria Stuarda © Jacob Lucas
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Maria Stuarda at Seattle Opera: Donizetti fever rages on from coast to coast

By , 09 March 2016
***11
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Bernarda Bobro (The Countess) © Philip Newton
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Arresting aristos make for a fine Figaro in Seattle

By , 16 January 2016
***11
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John Tessier as Nadir, Brett Polegato as Zurga © Philip Newton
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Rough Pearl: Seattle Opera’s Pearl Fishers nearly hits the mark

By , 17 October 2015
***11
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Gordon Hawkins (Nabucco) and Mary Elizabeth Williams (Abigaille) © Philip Newton
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Seattle Nabucco aims for innovation but falls flat

By , 08 August 2015
**111
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Christiane Libor (Ariadne) © Alan Alabastro
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Seattle Opera: Buffing the buffa in Ariadne

By , 16 May 2015
***11
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John del Carlo (Somnus) and Tory Peil (Pasithea) © Elise Bakketun
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A ravishingly entertaining Semele alights in Seattle

By , 21 February 2015
****1
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Nicolas Cavallier (Don Giovanni) © Elise Bakketun
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The Rake's revels: Don Giovanni parties it up in Seattle

By , 25 October 2014
***11
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Jennifer Zetlan (Woglinde), Cecelia Hall (Wellgunde), Renée Tatum (Flosshilde) and Stefan Vinke (Si © Elise Bakketun
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Götterdämmerung at Seattle Opera is the perfect end to an extraordinary Ring

By , 09 August 2013
*****
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Dennis Peterson (Mime), Stefan Vinke (Siegfried)  ©  Elise Bakketun
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Siegfried is funny and touching at Seattle Opera

By , 07 August 2013
****1
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Wagner’s Die Walküre, Alwyn Mellor (Brünnhilde), Greer Grimsley (Wotan)  ©  Elise Bakketun photo
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Talented acting makes Seattle Opera's Die Walküre a heart-breaking experience

By , 05 August 2013
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Jennifer Zetlan, Cecelia Hall, Renée Tatum and Richard Paul Fink © Elise Bakketun
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Seattle Opera's Ring cycle begins well with a stunning, locally inspired Rheingold

By , 04 August 2013
****1
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