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