On a remote island, the powerful sorceress Alcina lures men with her seductive magic. When a young woman disguised in armor comes to free her fiancé from the sorceress’s grip, relationships are entangled, passions are revealed, and with the help of an enchanted ring, the strength of love is restored.
This production marks the first time Alcina has been experienced by Seattle Opera audiences. Conductor Christine Brandes, who herself has sung the role of Morgana, takes the podium alongside soprano Vanessa Goikoetxea returning as the imposing Alcina in this captivating Handel opera. Performed in Italian with English subtitles.
Run time: 2 hours and 40 minutes, including one intermission
Audio described performance on 10/22 (Sunday matinee)