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