Seattle Opera Opening Performance
1/10/2015 7:30 PM
by Giacomo Puccini
SHE LIVES FOR ART. SHE DIES FOR LOVE. A fiery prima donna struggles to free her true love from the clutches of a wicked police chief in Puccini’s sure-fire favorite. Passionate arias and truly terrific musical moments pepper a rousing score, bringing Tosca’s emotional extremes into sharp relief as the story rushes toward its thrilling conclusion. The crackling melodrama grabs hold from the get-go, making Tosca ideal for both newcomers and aficionados alike.
In Italian with English subtitles
Approximate Running Time: 2 hours and 50 minutes, with 2 intermissions