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Puget Sound Concert Opera presents Bellini’s Norma

Puget Sound Concert Opera presents Bellini’s Norma

Seattle
This weekend we get the chance to hear a fantastically performed concert version of Bellini’s NORMA.  Performed in concert in Italian with a small ensemble of musicians, this intimate and intense production will give you the impact of our area’s best local singers.  Come join us in supporting this amazing local operatic resource.  Also tickets are now available for our spring production of Puccini’s La Bohème at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/130348.

Norma by: Vincenzo Bellini
The tragic tale of the druidic priestess and her fatal love for the enemy of her people.  Featuring one of the most beloved soprano arias of all time “Casta Diva.”A High-priestess of the Celts secretly loves and bears two children to Pollione, a Roman.   She has been betrayed by Pollione who now pursues Adalgisa, a temple virgin.  By denouncing Pollione, Norma condemns him to death. Accepting her own guilt, she gives her children to Adalgisa and joins Pollione in death.  Considered to be the height of bel canto genius, Bellini’s Norma is the perfect melding of drama, poetry and gorgeous melody!

Performed concert style with piano and small ensemble.

Friday, November 5 at 7:00pm at First United Methodist Church of Bellevue
1934 108th Ave NE  Street, Bellevue, WA

Sunday, November 7 at 5:00pm at Bethany Lutheran Church, Greenlake
7400 Woodlawn Ave NE, Seattle, WA

Saturday, November 13 at 5:00pm at Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church
425 Spring Street, Friday Harbor, WA

Suggested Donation: $15 General or $10 Student / Senior

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