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Seattle Opera Podcast

May 4, 2022

Wagner’s revolutionary masterpiece, often considered the most Romantic opera ever written, returns to Seattle Opera in October 2022. Seattle Opera Dramaturg Jonathan Dean introduces Tristan und Isolde, with musical examples from Seattle Opera’s 1998 (starring Jane Eaglen, Ben Heppner, and Michelle DeYoung, conducted by Armin Jordan) and 2010 (conducted by Asher Fisch, with Simeon Esper as the Shepherd and the English Horn solo played by Stefan Farkas) productions, plus 2011 Die Zauberflöte  (conducted by Gary Thor Wedow and starring Philip Cutlip).