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Seattle Opera Announces 2011/12 Season

One of most the exciting things for the SSOPO musicians is learning which operas we'll be playing next season. Usually, as the orchestra is split into two groups during opera runs, each musician will play between two and three productions a year. So for us, it's time to get our request forms in, to see if we can get to play whichever opera it is that we like the most. Not that it really matters for the 2011/12 season, it's more likely we'll be requesting to play more than the usual quota...

Here's an excerpt from the Seattle Opera press release:

Seattle Opera today announced its 2011/12 season, featuring an American treasure,the greatest French opera, the company premiere of a work by Verdi, one of opera’s fundamental love stories, and a beloved Puccini tragedy. The season opens with Porgy and Bess in July, followed by Carmen in the fall and Attila, Orphée et Eurydice, and Madama Butterfly in 2012.

"The 2011/12 season explores the passion that defines opera", says General Director Speight Jenkins. "Whether it’s the love of Porgy for Bess, the desire of Orpheus to bring back his love, the mistaken love of Attila or the all-consuming obsession of Don José and Butterfly, this season gives audiences flamboyant and unforgettable emotions."

Nielsen One And Two
Nielsen Three Four
Mahler 10 Dausgaard
Dausgaard Alpine
Become Desert
Become Ocean
Bostridge French
Berlioz Requiem
Dutilleux Metaboles
Berio Sinfonia
Faure Masques
Ives Three Places
Dvorak Nine
Ives Unanswered Question
Brandi Carilile Live
American In Paris
Messiaen Poemes
Stravinsky Firebird
Dutilleux Hadelich

Seattle Symphony & Opera Players' Organization

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Seattle, WA 98111-4318


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