Soprano Ellen Hargis, one of America’s premier early-music singers, returns to Seattle for an evening of great scenes from Italian Baroque operas, including three versions of the Orpheus myth as set by Monteverdi, Rossi, and Sartorio. The virtuoso strings of Seattle Baroque set the stage for Hargis’ scenes with dramatic concertos by Vivaldi and Locatelli. Evening begins with a lecture at 7 pm.
Tickets are $40/$35 seniors 65+/$25 side section/$15 under age 25, at http://www.earlymusicguild.org. Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue.