Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Die Entführung aus dem Serail (“Abduction from the Seraglio”)
Brief summary: A Spaniard travels to Turkey in order to free the lover robbed from him. It soon becomes clear that the abduction is not going to be as easy as he had hoped…
Description: Mozart’s first significant and enduring comic masterpiece is a delightful mix of wit and whimsy combined with the more serious ideals of constancy, heroism and forgiveness.
Music and dialogs will be performed concert style in German with German and English supertitles.
Robert McPherson as Belmonte, a Spanish nobleman
Jennifer Bromagen as Konstanze, betrothed to Belmonte
John Eric Rutherford as Pedrillo, Belmonte’s servant
Michael Dunlap as Osmin, overseer for the Pasha
Anna Galavis as Blondchen, Konstanze’s English maid
Renwick Hester as Bassa Selim, the Pasha
Conducted and arranged by Bernard Kwiram with an eight-piece chamber ensemble, chorus and principal cast of singers.
Additional performance on Sunday, November 17 at 5:30pm, at Resonance at SOMA Towers in Bellevue.
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Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Use code MOZART for $5 off, online or at the door.