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Northwest Literary Translators: Translation for the Opera
WhenThursday, Feb. 15, 2018, 5 – 7:30 p.m.
Event typesLectures/Seminars

The Northwest Literary Translators, a peer group of translation scholars and working translators, will host a presentation in February by Seattle Opera’s Jonathan Dean, who translates texts for the stage. Join us Thursday, Feb. 15, 5–7:30 p.m. at Folio Seattle. Register for the event here.…

As Dramaturg, Jonathan Dean helps audience, staff, and artists access, understand, and interpret opera. Since 1997, he has created English captions for more than 75 operas. He helped build Seattle Opera’s online presence and directed in-house publications including the book 50 Years of Seattle Opera and a recording of Der Ring des Nibelungen. His hour-long English adaptations for children of Wagner’s Ring operas introduced children all over Washington to the passion and fascination of opera.

The Northwest Literary Translators group meets monthly at Folio: The Seattle Atheneaum.…

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