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This winter, Seattle Opera presents a fascinating duel to the death between bel canto sopranos: Maria Stuarda, an Italian take on the struggle between Queen Elizabeth I of England and her cousin, Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots. We’ve never before sung this intriguing Donizetti tragedy. But our audiences know and love many of the other great bel canto operas, from the ever-popular Lucia di Lammermoor and Barber of Seville to lesser-known gems such as I puritani, L’italiana in Algeri, and another remarkable Italian take on English history, Anna Bolena. Explore these memories of great bel canto operas at Seattle Opera.