Explore the 2011/12 Carmen Program!
Listen to musical highlights from Donizetti’s charming operetta.
Hear Oreste’s mad scene from Gluck masterpiece, in a co-production created with the Met.
A touring production of Massenet’s tragedy about an ‘emo’ artist.
Verdi’s most ambitious opera came thrillingly to life in this spectacular production.
Explore the 2012 Young Artists Program Werther program!
A beautiful (and beautifully sung) production of one of the most Romantic French operas.
This colorful and imaginative production will return in May 2014.
Explore the 1974/75 Manon Progarm!
A seductive production of Carmen that had it all.
This innovative new production turned the stage into a library desktop, complete with giant books, ink wells, and feather pens.
Starring Norman Treigle as the devil!
Explore the 1973/74 Daughter of the Regiment Program!
Explore the 1970/71 Tales of Hoffmann Program!
Starring Greer Grimsley as the Devil!
Explore the 1975/76 Thais Program!
Explore the 1989/90 The Tales of Hoffmann Program!
Featuring the meltingly honeyed voice of Leo Goeke in the title role.
This romantic French opera features the popular “Flower Duet” and the “Bell Song,” beloved of coloraturas of yesteryear.
Explore the 2006 Young Artists Program The Tragedy of Carmen Program!
A fascinating double-bill of dark twentieth-century masterpieces.
The unforgettable Seattle debut of Franco Corelli!
The Seattle debut of Carol Vaness, a favorite soprano of the Seattle audience.
Explore the 1999/2000 Lakme Program!
Explore the 1986/87 Faust Program!
Explore the 1985/86 Manon Program!
A fantastic cast brings Bizet’s stunning opera alive.
Explore the 1987/88 Carmen Program!
Seattle favorite Dale Duesing starred in the ‘baritone’ version of Massenet’s tragedy.
Mary Costa and Leo Goeke sang Massenet’s unfortunate lovers.
Erich Parce makes his Seattle Opera debut.
Our powerful first production of this Gluck masterwork.
Joan Sutherland in a Massenet rarity—also starring the young James Morris!
Two of opera’s darkest characters blend their voices.
Explore the 1996/97 Werther Program!
Explore the 1992/93 Pelléas et Mélisande Program!
Explore the 1982/83 Carmen Program!
Harolyn Blackwell’s Seattle Opera debut!
Our only performance of this charming operetta.
Explore the 1988/89 Werther Program!
Explore the 1988/89 Romeo and Juliet Program!
Offenbach’s masterpiece, in a lovely Gunther Schneider-Siemssen production.
Explore the 1993/94 Don Carlos Program!
Joan Sutherland wowed the opera-goers of Seattle in 1970 by singing all three ladies in “The Tales of Hoffmann.”
Explore the 1989/90 Daughter of the Regiment Program!
Listen to Corelli’s stunning “Ah, lève-toi soleil!”
Vinson Cole and Kathryn Gameroni were affectingly romantic as the star-crossed lovers.
Explore the 1964/65 Faust Program!
Explore the 2004/05 Tales of Hoffmann Program!
Anna Moffo’s Seattle Opera appearance!
YAP’s first ‘black-box’ opera tour!
Our only production of the Poulenc masterpiece.
Explore the 1972/73 Faust Program!
Explore the 1964 Carmen Program!
Seattle’s first French-language opera production!
Joan Sutherland’s Seattle debut!
Explore the 2003/04 Carmen Program!
John Relyea’s unforgettable “Hoffmann” villains!
Explore the 2008/09 The Pear Fishers Program!
Explore the 1998/99 Faust Program!
Explore the 2010/11 Don Quichotte Program!
Explore the 1980/81 Tales of Hoffmann Program!
Two alluring mezzo-sopranos gave us intensely seductive Carmens.
An imaginative production of a wonderfully magical opera.
Explore the 1970/71 Carmen Program!
Listen to Sutherland and Tourangeau sing the famous “Lakmé” Flower Duet!
Explore the 2011/12 Orphee et Eurydice Program!
Explore the 2013/14 La Voix Humaine/ Suor Angelica Program!
Explore the 1966/67 Lakme Program!
Explore the 1967/68 Romeo and Juliet Program!
Bizet’s sexy gypsy returns to the main stage!
Explore the 2008 Young Artists Program Enchanted Child, Gianni Schicchi Program!
Explore the 1965/66 Samson and Delilah Program!
Check out the production which caused the first-ever Seattle Times opera-related phone-in poll!
Discover Seattle Opera and Metropolitan Opera’s co-production of Iphigénie en Tauride, claimed as a rare treasure, debuted in 2007.
Explore the 1993/94 The Pearl Fishers Program!
Explore the 1989/90 Dialogues of the Carmelites Program!
The first performance of Bizet’s classic tale in Seattle Opera history!
Bizet’s exotic bonbon returns, starring William Burden.
Explore the 1987/88 Orpheus and Eurydice Program!
Explore the 1977/78 The King of Lahore Program!
Explore the 1976/77 Werther Program!
Seattle Opera’s first production of the show featuring opera’s most gorgeous tenor-baritone duet!
Explore the 2007/08 Iphigenia in Tauris Program!
Explore the 1979/80 Faust Program!
Hear opera’s ultimate tenor-baritone duet.
The ultimate tale of obsession unfolds in Bizet’s Carmen.
Dale Chihuly’s designs matched Debussy’s evocative, translucent music perfectly.
Explore the 1972/73 La Perichole Program!
James McCracken brought down the house!
Explore the 1995/96 Carmen Program!
Francesca Zambello’s production boasted “theatrical virtues equaled only by a vintage MGM spectacular.”
Ashley Putnam took on all three heroines in this production of Offenbach’s masterpiece.
A home-grown team of young designers created a gorgeous production of Gluck’s masterpiece.
William Burden as Orphée implores the Furies to return his Eurydice to him.