The career of an artist who gave much to Seattle Opera.
Mayor Greg Nickels honored Speight’s 25th with a proclamation.
The world’s first opera buffa, toured around Washington by the Young Artists.
Meet the invaluable volunteers who help visiting artists live in Seattle.
25 Years of Backstage Passes collected by soprano Donna Baldwin, a member of our chorus.
A pioneer opera education program, which later became a model for programs nationwide.
A ‘Just Add Water’ Così that toured the state in the fall of 2009.
Seattle Opera goes psychedelic!
Footage from the fun open house that kicked off our 2013 RING.
A McCaw Hall open house full of Mozart-inspired musical madness.
A precursor of Seattle Opera’s Young Artists Program.
Our Young Artists saluted Giuseppe Verdi in style for his bicentennial!
A McCaw Hall open house full of fun, music, and hair!
From the book, “Classical Music in America”
Images from the first few years of our Young Artists Program!
Remarks from the award ceremony
A group who have been promoting opera in Seattle since before Seattle Opera was born!
Young adults have all the fun at Seattle Opera!
Speight lectures on the Ring in the summer of 1982.
A McCaw Hall Open House celebrating everyone’s favorite rags-to-riches heroine!
Mamma knows best…not!
Seattle Opera’s flagship education program has been introducing young people to opera for almost 30 years.
The world’s first ‘rock opera’ was Bette Midler’s only Seattle Opera appearance!
Seattle Opera’s Community and Artist Relations Manager has been with the company since the late ’70s.
YAP’s first ‘black-box’ opera tour!
Tenor and baritone fight—not for the soprano’s love, but to escape her!
The ancient history of our performance space!
Patricia Racette in her Seattle debut.
A great teacher who turned many in our community on to the beauty and power of opera.
Our only production of Verdi’s ‘other’ comedy.
A 1982 article about Glynn Ross and Seattle’s Ring.
Phil Kelsey has been at the heart of Seattle Opera’s music department since 1983.
Program for 1972/73 Manon Lescaut–the production that launched our Scenic Studios and Costume Shop.
More than 8,000 Seattelites enjoyed Madama Butterfly on the night of our first-ever Simulcast!
Grade-schoolers performing side-by-side with Seattle Opera Young Artists!
A favorite young composer of ours in the 1970s!
Listen to the 2012/13 YAPs celebrating Verdi in style!
A touring production of Bernstein’s American masterpiece.
Wagner’s mighty epic performed for–and by!–kids all over Washington State.
350 schoolchildren starred in a Seattle Opera production in 1973!
Opera education and outreach, ’70s-style!
An imaginative production of a wonderfully magical opera.
R. M. Campbell’s obituary recaps the remarkable career of Glynn Ross.
Seattle Opera’s first season!
A special Halloween treat from fall 2010!
Glynn Ross comissioned a new Pasatieri chamber opera for a church in Medina.
The announcement of Seattle Opera’s third General Director.