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Venue: Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, Seattle

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AddressSeattle
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United States
Google maps47° 37' 28.542" N 122° 21' 3.336" W
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SeattleRigoletto

Verdi: Rigoletto
Carlo Montanaro; Lindy Hume; Seattle Opera; Richard [set designer] Roberts; Lester Lynch; Giuseppe Altomare; Madison Leonard

SeattleLa Cenerentola (Cinderella)

Rossini: La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
Gary Thor Wedow; Lindy Hume; Seattle Opera; Dan Potra; Ginger Costa-Jackson; Wallis Giunta

SeattleEugene Onegin

Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Aleksandar Marković; Tomer Zvulun; Seattle Opera; Erhard Rom; Isabella Bywater; John Michael Moore; Michael Adams

SeattleCharlie Parker's Yardbird

Schnyder: Charlie Parker's Yardbird
Kelly Kuo; Ron Daniels; Seattle Opera; Riccardo Hernandez; Emily Rebholz; Joshua Stewart; Frederick Ballentine

SeattleLa bohème

Puccini: La bohème
Joseph Colaneri; Peter Kazaras; Seattle Opera; Erhard Rom; Martin Pakledinaz; Jonathan Tetelman; Yosep Kang

SeattleCarmina Burana + Agon

Stravinsky, Orff
George Balanchine; Christopher Stowell; Pacific Northwest Ballet

SeattleLocally Sourced

New Work
Eva Stone; Donald Byrd; Miles Pertl; Pacific Northwest Ballet

SeattleThe Nutcracker

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
George Balanchine; Pacific Northwest Ballet; Ian Falconer; James F. Ingalls
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Balanchine, Limón and an emerging choreographer close PNB season

Lindsi Dec, Steven Loch, Joshua Grant and Elizabeth Murphy in The Moor’s Pavane © Angela Sterling
A finale to Pacific Northwest’s Ballet’s 2018-1019 season sends the audience home with memories of satisfying new work, appreciation of the old, and shaken to the core by a Limón performance.
*****
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Costa-Jackson's sultry Carmen in Seattle

Ginger Costa-Jackson (Carmen) © Sunny Martini
Good-time girl, hometown sweetheart, torn-apart lover, smugglers and rivals, familiar songs, a cliffhanger of a tale. 
*****
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Pure eye-candy: a dream of a Dream in Seattle

Ezra Thomson (Bottom) and Laura Tisserand (Titania) in Balanchine's Dream © Angela Sterling
A very fine performance, notable for the musicality which imbued each dancer’s presence and the excellent acting which kept the audience glued to the story.
*****
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Seattle Opera's Porgy and Bess is a vocal and dramatic stunner

Angel Blue (Bess) and Alfred Walker (Porgy) © Philip Newton
Seattle Opera's memorable Porgy and Bess excels with an exceptional cast who performed with utmost sympathy for their roles.
****1
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A visually stunning Aida at Seattle Opera

Gordon Hawkins (Amonasro) and Leah Crocetto (Aida) © Philip Newton
Francesca Zambello's hip-hop graffiti staging of Aida comes to Seattle. 
***11
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Trying to rethink Madama Butterfly at Seattle Opera

Alexey Dolgov (Pinkerton) and Lianna Haroutounian (Cio-Cio-San) © Jacob Lucas
Seattle Opera's visually poetic and refined Madama Butterfly peeks back at Puccini's own first version of the opera, which was arguably more openly critical of the devastation wrought by imperialism. 
***11
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Seattle Opera's Magic Flute as enchanting as ever

Christina Poulitsi (Queen of the Night) © Philip Newton
“Love, love, love… that is the soul of genius,” said Mozart. In no other work does he demonstrate this affirmation more compellingly than in his forever-beloved opera, Die Zauberflöte
***11
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Two Violettas in 24 hours in Seattle

Corinne Winters (Violetta) and Joshua Dennis (Alfredo) © Philip Newton
Two fascinating casts make Peter Konwitschny's stripped-down Traviata a must-see artistic event in Seattle.
****1
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