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