A great deal on opera
August 28, 2008 · Updated 9:54 AM
EDMONDS The Seattle Opera Young Artists Program will be performing Peter Brooks innovative interpretation of The Tragedy of Carmen at the Puget Sound areas newest performance venue, the Edmonds Center for the Arts at
7 p.m., Nov. 12.
Brooks revolutionary adaptation of Bizets opera strides onto the stage as a streamlined, 80-minute work that sacrifices none of the originals passionate intensity. The Tragedy of Carmen lures us through the very soul of obsession and compels us to question everything we believe about fate, love and the nature of life. Performed in English and without intermission, The Tragedy of Carmen promises to be a fresh and gripping theatrical experience for everyone, as well as a powerful and accessible introduction for those new to the world of opera.
With tickets priced at $22 for adults, $20 for seniors and $10 for youth, its a perfect opportunity to try opera through one of the more accessible and very sad opera stories. Its also a good reason to check out the new Edmonds Center for the Arts.
For tickets call the Edmonds Center for the Arts box office at 425-275-9595 from noon-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
The 2006-2007 young artists are:
Marcus G. Shelton, Edmonds, Wash.
Michael Anthony McGee, Dallas, Tex.
Anya Matanovic, Issaquah, Wash.
Ani Maldjian, Los Angeles, Calif.
Caitlin Lynch, Detroit, Mich. Jonathon Lasch, Minneapolis, Minn. David Lara, Buhler, Kan. Joshua B. Jeremiah, Myerstown, Penn.
Teresa Herold, Fort Fairfield, Minn.
Lucia Cervoni, London, Ontario
Holly Boaz, Vashon, Wash. Noah Baetge, Seattle, Wash.