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