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