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