UK's Adele makes her debut at Seattle’s Triple Door
Last night, rising British star Adele made her Seattle debut at the Triple Door. She opened the hour show with Daydreamer spotlighting her smoky vocals and humble stage presence.
Cyprien Katsaris returns to Seattle with a surprise concert
On May 3, two years after his last concert in Seattle, Cyprien Katsaris came back and performed at Seattle’s Town Hall.
Aida closes out the 43rd Portland Opera season
Stories of forbidden love have been told numerous times but none have ever sounded so grand. If you have never heard of this wonderful opera, Aida, let me give you a quick run down.
Seattle's in for a treat: The Northwest Mahler Orchestra
The city of Seattle is in for a rare musical treat when the Northwest Mahler Orchestra presents Messiaen’s Turangalila Symphony for the first time ever in Seattle.
The Flying Dutchman at Seattle Opera
Long recognized as one of the leading presenters of Wagner’s operas in the United States, Seattle Opera revives its critically acclaimed production of The Flying Dutchman (Der fliegende Holländer) this summer.
Asher Fisch and Mariusz Kwiecien Named Seattle Opera Artists of the Year
On Tuesday, July 10, Seattle Opera General Director Speight Jenkins announced that the company's Artist of the Year awards went to Asher Fisch and Mariusz Kwiecien.

Veni, Vidi, Vici, or Ewa Podleś in Seattle

This winter we have been very fortunate to have the chance to hear Ewa Podleś in the title role of George F. Handel’s Julius Caesar at Seattle Opera.

Gender-bending arias and so much more
Julius Caesar is not your typical opera. First performed in London at King’s Theatre in 1724, George Frideric Handel’s Baroque opera very much represented the cosmopolitan nature of the eighteenth century.
Seattle Opera announces winners of world's first international Wagner competition
From the stage of Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, Speight Jenkins, general director of Seattle Opera, announced the two winners of the world’s first International Wagner Competition, each of whom was awarded $15,000. 

Young composer wins “Award of Excellence”at the National Reflections Contest
Kevin Schwarzwald, 13, has been a composer since the age of 9. Representing the third generation of a musician family from Austria, Kevin came to the U.S. with his parents when he was 6. He currently studies violin with Michael McLean and piano with Ory Shihor at the Colburn School of Performing Arts.

Cyprien Katsaris, fascinant fantaisiste
Le 19 mai prochain, Seattle et Benaroya Hall accueilleront pour la première fois le pianiste Cyprien Katsaris lors d’un concert exceptionnel regroupant les œuvres de trois générations de la famille Mozart, ainsi que de Robert Schumann, Frédéric Chopin, et Jean-Sébastien Bach.

Review: Nina Hagen at El Corazon
The voice ranges from guttural low-pitched growls, with the signature rolling of Rs, to soaring operatic soprano, with pit stops for little girl lisping and full on aggressive rock soul vocals – all which can transpire within 15 seconds. It was her recorded voice that first introduced her to me over two decades ago...
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Interview: Nina Hagen
How old were you when you first came up on stage?
Nina Hagen:  I can’t remember anymore.
EW: I mean as a teenager, a teen, or a 12-year-old or 11-year old?
Nina: I can’t remember.
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Review: British rock giants roll into Seattle
The show opened with the anticipated Start me up and ended with the encore set of You can’t always get what you want and Jumping Jack Flash. Other songs included hits from all five decades since their genesis in the early 1960s, including Get off my cloud, Satisfaction, Shattered and She’s so cold.
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Apocalypitca-Proving cellos are rock and roll
It has been a long and winding road for Apocalyptica. Wait, that was a Beatles reference and these are the guys who play Metallica songs on cellos. I am so sorry. It has been a sad but true, nothing else matters kind of career for these three Finnish fellows.
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It’s time to jerk it out with The Caesars
Sweden’s Caesars have received the RIAA® Digital Gold® Award for over 100,000 digital downloads of their track “Jerk It Out” from their US debut album "39 Minutes Of Bliss (In An Otherwise Meaningless World)”. The RIAA® Digital Gold® Award Program was started in August 2004. 
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Seattle Opera starts 2006 with a waltzing bat
At the heart of Johann Strauss’ famed “little opera,” Die Fledermaus, (The bat) lies a 3-hour production full of intrigue, comedy and laughter, with bright operatic arias, colorful dancing and an ever-flowing ambience that is as light and bubbly as champagne—the preferred drink for these Viennese party-goers.
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Andrea Rieu enchants Seattle audience
A tall man with shoulder-length dark-blond hair and a fancy black dress coat proudly appears on stage of the Key Arena, Seattle. With one hand he waves at the huge crowd of listeners that have come to see him this evening.
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Germany is ready to take the music scene by storm
The European Weekly had the chance to sit down with one incredible singer songwriter and an indie electroinca duo from Germany to get the insight into what the music scene in Germany is like, the future of music and David Hasselhoff. We asked both folks the same few questions.
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