Here is the full season line-up at the Seagle Music |Colony for 2018. FOR TICKET INFORMATION, CLICK HERE.
By Leonard Bernstein – July 5, 6, 7 at 8 pm, July 6 at 2 pm
Seagle Music Colony’s 103rd season will begin with our tribute to the 100th birthday of the great American composer, conductor and musical icon, Leonard Bernstein. This fantasitcal romp through time and cultures is based on the novel by Voltaire and features plenty of memorable tunes and quick-witted action.
By George Friderick Handel – July 18, 19, 21 at 8 pm, July 20 at 2 pm
Julius Caesar (Giulio Cesare), is one of the most performed Baroque operas in the canon, but will be Seagle Music Colony’s first production in the genre in many years. With a compelling plot and an incredible amount of virtuosic music, this opera will be a real showcase of the emerging artists’ talent, and a joy for our audiences.
Sung in Italian with projected English supertitles.
Pre-Show lecture – 1 hour prior to curtain.
The Great Gatsby
By John Harbison – August 1, 2, 4 at 8 pm, August 3 at 2 pm
This opera based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald had its premiere at the Metropolitan Opera in 1999 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of James Levine with the Met. Seagle Music Colony is excited to be able to mount a new production of this beautiful and lyrical opera, and continue our tradition of cultivating new operas and giving our emerging artists a chance to sing the work of living composers.
Sung in English with projected English supertitles
Pre-show lecture – 1 hour prior to curtain.
By Jerry Herman – August 15, 16, 18 at 8 PM, August 17 & 18 at 2 PM
Seagle Music Colony’s 2018 mainstage season will close with this Broadway classic in its first SMC production. Based on the novel Auntie Mame, the story follows the eccentric title character as she finds her way from riches to rags and back again. A surefire favorite for young and old, this show is sure to please.
ADDED PERFORMANCE: Saturday, August 18 at 2 PM
Billy Goats Gruff
Children’s Opera – July 14 at 10:00 and 11:30 am – Boathouse Theater
John Davies’ take on the traditional fairy tale uses music of Mozart, Donizetti and Rossini in a delightful 35 minute show that teaches audiences about the perils of being a bully. Performances are free and are sure to please young and old alike.