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Seattle Opera Podcast

Apr 10, 2020

Dacia Clay, KING FM Creative Director and host of the Classical Classroom Podcast, chats with Seattle Opera Dramaturg Jonathan Dean about Pushkin, the great Russian poet, novelist, and playwright. Pushkin’s brilliant works have almost all been transformed into operas, composed by generations of Russian composers. In Part One, Clay and Dean give an overview of Pushkin’s brief and colorful life. In Part Two, they start discussing the operas, focusing on Boris Godunov and Eugene Onegin.