Explore the 1974/75 Barber of Seville Program!
Explore the 1983/84 Marriage of Figaro Program!
A double-cast production: soprano Sarah Coburn performed Rosina one and mezzo Kate Lindsey in the other!
Hear audience laughter drowning out Mozart’s music!
Young love triumphs over aged tyranny in this most popular of opera comedies.
Explore the 2010 Young Artists Program Ariadne Auf Naxos Program!
The Young Artists’ only German-language production!
Explore the 1977/78 Falstaff Program!
A ‘Just Add Water’ Così that toured the state in the fall of 2009.
A wholly Shakespearean production of Verdi’s great comedy.
Seattle Opera’s first-ever performance of Mozart’s intriguing comedy.
Explore the 2009/10 Falstaff Program!
A huge cast assembled for Strauss’s great comedy.
Mirth and madness from the master of operatic mayhem!
Explore the 1970/71 Marriage of Figaro Program!
Explore the 1999 Young Artists Program The Marriage of Figaro Program!
Seattle Opera’s first production of Mozart’s great fairy-tale.
Régine Crespin’s Seattle Opera appearance!
Explore the 2010 Young Artists Program Viva la Mamma! Program!
Starring June Anderson as Rosina!
Explore the 1997/98 Marriage of Figaro Program!
A unique revival in which the alternating Rosinas were performed by different voice types.
Angels aloft! And sliding down a giant playground slide in this familiar fairy-tale.
Anna Moffo’s Seattle Opera appearance!
Mozart’s problem comedy—with a time machine!
Starring Dale Duesing as Eisenstein!
Listen to highlights from Mozart’s perfect opera.
Donizetti’s cautionary tale about an old man with a young wife.
Chris Alexander’s first award-winning production.
The first Seattle Opera appearance of the appealing Mary Costa.
Explore the 2010/11 The Magic Flute Program!
Starring Kaaren Erickson as Susanna.
Explore the 2009 Young Artists Program Cosi Fan Tutte Program!
The second Seattle Opera staging of Verdi’s final opera was directed by Shakespearean veteran Chris Alexander.
Mamma knows best…not!
Explore the 1998/99 Die Fledermaus Program!
Explore the 1981/82 Die Fledermaus Program!
The world’s favorite operetta, starring several popular television stars of the day.
Explore the 2005 Young Artists Program Marriage of Figaro Program!
A lively Young Artists production of Mozart’s comedy.
Explore the 1998 Young Artists Program Cosi fan tutte Program!
Seattle’s first completely comic opera!
Drag, disguise, and dummies make Die Fledermaus one of the world’s most popular operettas!
Explore the 1981/82 Abduction from the Seraglio Program!
Explore the 1980/81 Don Pasquale Program!
Explore the 1987/88 Die Fledermaus Program!
Our Young Artists rise to the challenge of Britten’s Shakespeare!
Hear Brian Asawa’s award-winning performance in Xerxes!
Explore the 1977/78 Magic Flute Program!
Tenor and baritone fight—not for the soprano’s love, but to escape her!
Explore the 2005/06 Die Fledermaus Program!
Beloved mezzo Frederica von Stade’s only Seattle Opera appearance!
A lovesick dope wins the help of his special lady with a magic love potion that’s really cheap red wine.
Who says Wagner singers are no fun?
Listen to some of Mozart’s greatest music, from performances in 1999 and 2011.
Maurice Sendak’s beautiful production of Mozart’s fairy-tale.
Images highlighting 1991’s Ariadne of Naxos
Jonathan Miller’s startlingly contemporary production.
Our only production of Verdi’s ‘other’ comedy.
The climax of Don Magnifico’s ridiculous “dream” aria.
Explore the 1990/91 Ariadne auf Naxos Program!
Explore the 1976/77 Cinderella Program!
Explore the 2002/03 Don Pasquale Program!
Explore the 1990/91 Cavalleria Rusticana and Gianni Schicchi Program!
Richard Stilwell, Sheri Greenawald, Vinson Cole and others starred in Mozart’s thought-provoking comedy.
Listen to highlights from this effervescent Rossini comedy!
Puccini’s great comedy in a brilliant YAP production!
Explore the 1973/74 Cosi Fan Tutte Program!
Explore the 2012/13 Cinderella Program!
Explore the 2007 Young Artists Program Falstaff Program!
Hear the lively conclusion to Verdi’s great comedy.
Colorful production of audience favorite featuring new sets by Seattle Opera and memorable costumes from Zandra Rhodes.
A great accomplishment by Seattle Opera’s Young Artists Program.
Explore the 1986/87 Don Pasquale Program!
Listen to some of the silliest music in all opera!
Seattle Opera’s only production of this tuneful comedy.
Explore the 1997/98 Elixir of Love Program!
Explore the 1966/67 The Barber of Seville Program!
Explore the 1997/98 Der Rosenkavalier Program!
Carol Vaness made her role debut as The Marschallin and Maestro Asher Fisch won Artist-of-the-Year honors for conducting this revival of Bruno Schwengl’s lavish production.
Explore the 2013 Young Artists Program King for a Day program!
The first Young Artists Program opera directed by Peter Kazaras!
The Young Artists take on Rossini’s Cinderella!
Harolyn Blackwell’s Seattle Opera debut!
Donizetti’s charming comedy about a magic bottle of wine.
Explore the 1982/83 Barber of Seville Program!
Explore the 2012 Young Artists Program Don Pasquale Program!
Explore the 1972/73 La Perichole Program!
Explore the 1985/86 Cosi fan tutte Program!
A Cinderella comedy without the glass slipper–but with a hilariously pompous stepfather and a rogue servant.
Seattle Opera’s first-ever performance at UW’s Meany Hall!
Explore the 1995/96 Cinderella Program!
Explore the 2006/07 L’Italiana in Algeri Program!
Explore the 2008/09 The Marriage of Figaro Program!
Explore the 1969/70 Die Fledermaus Program!
Listen to one of Puccini’s most beloved melodies.
Explore the 2010/11 The Barber of Seville Program!
A serenade gone hilariously wrong!
Explore the 1991/92 Cosi fan tutte Program!
Hear the gorgeous trio from “Così fan tutte” sung by three of our favorite singers.
Hear Robert Orth sing “Da geh’ ich zu Maxims”!
Operatic fun for everyone in a colorful Cinderella!
Explore the 2006/07 Der Rosenkavalier Program!
Explore the 2008 Young Artists Program Trouble in Tahiti & Rita Program!
An amusing production of Mozart’s beloved comedy.
Explore the 1973/74 Daughter of the Regiment Program!
A sumptuous production of Richard Strauss’s most popular opera.
Explore the 1992/93 Barber of Seville Program!
Explore the 2001 Young Artists Program La Cenerentola Program!
Explore the 1968/69 Der Rosenkavalier Program!
Sir Geraint Evans returns!
Explore the 1973/74 Gianni Schicchi, Pagliacci Program!
Explore the 1987/88 Magic FluteM Program!
A stylish, sexy production of what’s been called the ‘perfect’ opera.
Listen to musical highlights from Donizetti’s charming operetta.
Explore the 1968/69 Elixir of Love Program!
An old fool makes the mistake of a lifetime when he marries a pretty young thing.
Mozart’s beloved comedy performed by an adorable young cast.
Cinderella—as Seattle Opera had never seen her before!
Explore the 2005/06 Cosi fan tutte Program!
Explore the 2003/04 Ariadne auf Naxos Program!
YAP moved to UW’s Meany Hall for this lively comedy.
Cinderella comes to Seattle Opera for the first time.
Explore the 2004 Young Artists Program Cosi fan tutte Program!
Explore the 1989/90 Daughter of the Regiment Program!
Peter Kazaras directs Rossini’s popular comedy!
“I think this is getting too silly!”
A lively production of Rossini’s great comedy.
An adorable young cast in Mozart’s whirligig comedy.
Our colorful first production of the Strauss-Hofmannsthal charmer!
Listen to highlights from Strauss’s outrageous tragicomedy.
Explore the 1999/2000 Magic Flute Program
Our only performance of this charming operetta.
Explore the 2000/01 Falstaff Program!
Speight remembers how Nuremberg came to Seattle.
Seattle Opera’s first production of Verdi’s comic Shakespearean masterpiece.
A penguin-crocodile, floating coloratura queen, and befeathered Nathan Gunn delighted audiences in this final production of the millenium.
Explore the 1999/2000 Barber of Seville Program!
Explore the 1975/76 Der Rosenkavalier Program!
Britten’s Shakespeare, set in a magical boarding school!
Peter Kazaras’ lively staging featured Mariusz Kwiecien heading up a colorful cast of characters.
Explore the 2008 Young Artists Program Enchanted Child, Gianni Schicchi Program!
The world’s first opera buffa, toured around Washington by the Young Artists.
Explore the 1984/85 Elixir of Love Program!
Our liveliest production yet of this great comedy!
Images highlighting 1990’s Gianni Schicchi
Explore the 2009 Young Artists Program A Midsummer Night’s Dream Program!