If, 100 years from now, someone were to write an opera about the era of COVID-19, it might look something like Verdi’s La Traviata, which opened on May 6 at the Seattle Opera’s McCaw Hall.
Blog: The Korean community on cloud nine
Historically, Chinese and Japanese Americans have dominated the spotlight in performances. At the Celebrate Asia! concert, however, it was a Korean opera singer
An operatic voice: Dieter Cui
Dieter Cui may reside in Seattle, but he is a world traveler when it comes to performing and teaching opera music. In addition to being a top performer in Chinese and Western opera, Cui — whose Chinese first name is Zong Shun — contributes to the community through his nonprofit organization, the Seattle PhiloVoce Association. Cui has also taught hundreds of students in Seattle.