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