AN EARLY MUSIC TRILOGY. This April, join Seattle Opera for an immersive theatrical experience in a unique location. Based on Tasso's epic poem set during the Crusades, The Combat combines works by Monteverdi and Couperin to explore how differing cultural identities impact the lives of two star-crossed lovers. A Muslim warrior woman and a Christian crusader fall in love, unaware of each other’s faith. When they meet again during a nighttime battle, they fail to recognize one another, with tragic consequences. The Combat is performed by a soprano and 2 tenors, accompanied by a 5-piece Baroque ensemble. Conducted by Stephen Stubbs.
Performed at Seattle Opera Studios, 200 Terry Avenue North, Seattle.
The Combat is presented in South Lake Union at Seattle Opera's leased warehouse building, which houses our rehearsal space, administrative offices, props shop, and costume shop.
Tickets: $40, general admission. Performance dates:
- April 1, 6, and 7 at 8:00 PM
- April 2 at 2:00 PM
- April 9 at 7:00 PM
Sung in English.
Approximate running time is 50 minutes with no intermission.