About this Production
May 16 – May 18
UW Opera: Handel's Semele
Fri. May 16 and Sat. May 17
Stephen Stubbs, newly appointed senior artist-in-residence at the School of Music and artistic director of Pacific MusicWorks, conducts Handel’s 1743 opera Semele in his Meany Theater debut. James Darrah directs.
Sun. May 18
Same as above and in addition, this performance features UW Music student understudies performing key roles alongside professionals from PacificMusicWorks.
Run time: approx. 2 hrs 52 min, this incl. one 20 min intermission
Traffic & Parking Alert!:
Some streets in the U District will be closed, starting Fri., May 16, in preparation for the U District Street Fair on Sat., May 17 & Sun., May 18. Please allow extra time for traffic and parking. Parking fee in Central Plaza Garage for Friday patrons will be $10. Sat. & Sun. patrons should let garage attendant know they are attending opera to avoid paying U District Street Fair parking garage fee.