Midweek News – August 3


Here’s news from Seattle’s arts community and beyond.

Seattle Opera is presenting Count Ory, opening this weekend. The famed opera singer Lawrence Brownlee is returning to McCaw Hall‘s stage for a starring role. He’s profiled here and here.

The Pacific Northwest Ballet will be dancing amidst sculptures soon at the Seattle Art Museum’s Olympic Sculpture Park

There will be fine art aplenty this August. Some highlights can be found here.

There will be art at the annual Seattle Art Fair.

There will be the City Arts Summer Art Walk Awards soon

There will be the Mayor’s Arts Awards soon.

There’s wearable art on exhibit at the EMP Museum

There’s Warhol in Portland soon.

Talking about art, Stefano Catalani, a curator at the Bellevue Arts Museum is heading over to head the Gage Academy of Art

Famed composer Stephen Sondheim has a new musical in development.

Finally, classical composers produced great works when under extreme duress