A stunning production of Puccini’s grandest opera with an all-star cast.
A great accomplishment by Seattle Opera’s Young Artists Program.
Listen to the 2012/13 YAPs celebrating Verdi in style!
Explore the 2010 Young Artists Program Viva la Mamma! Program!
Mamma knows best…not!
Seattle Opera’s beautiful world premiere from 2010.
Explore the 2009/10 Il Trovatore Program!
The announcement of Seattle Opera’s third General Director.
A double-cast production: soprano Sarah Coburn performed Rosina one and mezzo Kate Lindsey in the other!
A favorite soprano singing a wild aria.
Explore the 2012/13 Fidelio Program!
Peter Kazaras directs Rossini’s popular comedy!
Two alluring mezzo-sopranos gave us intensely seductive Carmens.
Explore the 2012/13 Cinderella Program!
The Seattle debut of Christiane Libor, with Greer Grimsley as a delicious villain.
Explore the 2013 Young Artists Program Viva Verdi Program!
Our only production of Verdi’s ‘other’ comedy.
Watch Video: Music with Maestro Asher Fisch
New production featured a repurposed set from 2008’s “I PURITANI”.
Explore the 2013 Young Artists Program King for a Day program!
YAP moved to UW’s Meany Hall for this lively comedy.
Seattle Opera’s first-ever performance at UW’s Meany Hall!
More than 8,000 Seattelites enjoyed Madama Butterfly on the night of our first-ever Simulcast!
Explore the 2011/12 Attila Program!
Seattle Opera’s stirring production of this Verdi rarity.
Explore the 2011/12 Carmen Program!
Seattle Opera’s first home-grown production of the greatest American opera.
A touring production of Massenet’s tragedy about an ‘emo’ artist.
Cinderella—as Seattle Opera had never seen her before!
Explore the 2012/13 La Boheme Program!
Explore the 2012 Young Artists Program Don Pasquale Program!
Aleksandra Kurzak sings Lucia’s Mad Scene!
Listen to some of Mozart’s greatest music, from performances in 1999 and 2011.
Our liveliest production yet of this great comedy!
Some of the most joyously noisy music in all opera!
Patricia Racette starred in this heart-breakingly beautiful production.
Explore the 2011/12 Porgy and Bess Program!
William Burden as Orphée implores the Furies to return his Eurydice to him.
Explore the 2010/11 Lucia di Lammermoor Program!
A unique revival in which the alternating Rosinas were performed by different voice types.
Explore the 2011/12 Orphee et Eurydice Program!
Explore the 2009/10 La Traviata Program!
Explore the 2009/10 Amelia Program!
The most familiar music from Wagner’s RING!
Our Young Artists saluted Giuseppe Verdi in style for his bicentennial!
A rousing overture from the master of Italian opera.
A fantastic young American soprano created the role of the heroine’s namesake in Amelia.
Hear Asher Fisch conduct the TRISTAN Prelude!
Watch a Video Excerpt
Antonello Palombi sings one of opera’s most beloved arias.
Explore the 2010/11 Don Quichotte Program!
A fascinating double-bill of dark twentieth-century masterpieces.
Explore the 2013 Ring Program!
Explore the 2010/11 The Magic Flute Program!
Explore the 2011/12 Madama Butterfly Program!
Hear the luscious voice of a great mezzo singing the role she created.
Not a dry eye in the house at the end of this gorgeous production.
This innovative new production turned the stage into a library desktop, complete with giant books, ink wells, and feather pens.
Photos from Seattle Opera’s first production of the decade.
Explore the 2010 Young Artists Program Ariadne Auf Naxos Program!
The orchestra mourns the death of a fallen hero.
Explore the 2009/10 Falstaff Program!
A Fellini-style Don Giovanni starring a hot group of young artists.
Listen to musical highlights from Donizetti’s charming operetta.
Operatic fun for everyone in a colorful Cinderella!
Watch Director’s Talk Video with Peter Kazaras
Explore the 2010/11 Tristan and Isolde Program!
The first commission under Speight Jenkins’ leadership.
Listen to highlights from this effervescent Rossini comedy!
Listen to highlights from Strauss’s outrageous tragicomedy.
Explore the 2010/11 The Barber of Seville Program!
Hear the gorgeous trio from “Così fan tutte” sung by three of our favorite singers.
Explore the 2012/13 Turandot Program!
Explore the 2012 Young Artists Program Werther program!
Hear the German soprano who triumphed at Seattle Opera recently in Fidelio.
A wholly Shakespearean production of Verdi’s great comedy.
A memorable voice in a powerful role.
Wagner’s mighty epic performed for–and by!–kids all over Washington State.
Explore the 2011 Young Artists Program Don Giovanni Program!
The Young Artists’ only German-language production!
Explore the 2013/14 La Voix Humaine/ Suor Angelica Program!
Listen to the voice of Seattle’s reigning king of the gods.
A minimalist new production directed by Peter Kazaras that was inspired in part from the Ambrose Bierce short story “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.”
A home-grown team of young designers created a gorgeous production of Gluck’s masterpiece.
Colorful production of audience favorite featuring new sets by Seattle Opera and memorable costumes from Zandra Rhodes.
Listen to “My man’s gone now”!