A night at the opera with Walewska

A night at the opera with Walewska

A night at the opera with the Polish Studies Endowment Committee

and Malgorzata Walewska

Saturday, March 5, 7:30pm ñ Don Quixote at Seattle Opera

Sunday, March 6, 3:00pm ñ reception with the artist

Following successful performances in Bluebeardís Castle and
Il trovatore, the Polish mezzo-soprano Malgorzata Walewska is
returning to Seattle Opera. This season Ms Walewska will portray
Dulcinea in Don Quixote, the opera by the French Romantic master, Jules
Massenet. She will join a superb bass-baritone, John Relyea, with whom
she performed in Bluebeard’s Castle.

Since making her debut in 1991 at the Polish National Opera, Malgorzata
Walewska has appeared at opera houses throughout Europe, as Amneris in
Aida, Ulrica in Ballo in maschera, Maddalena in Rigoletto, Olga in
Eugene Onegin, and in the title role in Bizetís Carmen, among others. In
2005 she made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Dalila in Saint-SaÎnsí
Samson et Dalila. Last season Ms Walewska has been heard at the Royal
Opera Covent Garden and San Francisco Opera as Azucena in Verdiís Il

Join the UW Polish Studies Endowment Committee at the Seattle Opera and
– the following day – at a reception with Miss Walewska at a private
residence. Your $100 donation will include an opera ticket and the
reception with the artist.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the UW Polish Studies