Seattle opera lovers get encore of frequently requested "Florencia"
By Melinda Bargreen [Seattle Times, 20 Feb 05]
If you had to name an opera you thought Seattle music lovers were dying to see and hear, what would be your guess? "Carmen"? "Madame Butterfly"? Maybe the ever-beloved story of ill-fated young lovers, "La Boheme"?
Seattle Opera general director Speight Jenkins says it's none of the above. Instead, he gets the most requests from the public for a repeat of Daniel Catán's "Florencia en el Amazonas," which was heard here in March 1998, shortly after its world premiere.
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