Wagner’s mighty epic performed for–and by!–kids all over Washington State.
The first full performance of Seattle Opera’s beloved “Green” Ring.
Hear Seattle’s first malevolent Lord of the Ring.
Hear the voice of Seattle Opera’s resident tenor in the ’70s!
Pete Olds’ quick-thinking saves the day.
One of our favorite baritones sings Alberich’s curse.
Our first RING in McCaw Hall–and Greer Grimsley’s first Wotan.
From the 2009 Ring
The “Green” Ring looked better than ever this summer.
Leonie Rysanek’s unforgettable Seattle appearance!
The first complete presentation of the imaginative Rochaix/Israel Ring 2.
The last summer for Ring 1!
The final cycle produced by Glynn Ross.
A game of musical chairs ensued when several Ring singers switched parts.
A new Siegfried added to the excitement of Seattle Opera’s most ambitious summer program yet.
By 1980, Seattle’s Ring was a well-known west coast cultural phenomenon.
Explore the 2000/01 Das Rheingold, Die Walküre Program!
Edward Sooter made a great addition to our Ring cast at its fifth consecutive summer.
Johanna Meier and Alberto Remedios joined our cast this summer.
Simon Estes was a strong Hagen, and Ute Vinzing joined our Ring for the first time as Brünnhilde.
A new Brünnhilde headlined our second complete cycle.
The first Ring performed complete within a week in the U.S. in a generation.
Hear the voice of Seattle’s original Ur-Mutter.
Hear the bass-baritone who often sang Wotan in Seattle in the ’80s.
The final outing of Ring 2 was a great success, artistically—and financially!
Three-minute complilation of footage from the final dress rehearsal of 2009’s DAS RHEINGOLD.
RING 2 achieved widespread acceptance this summer, and the number of performances increased to three.
This preview of our third RING production featured the first two operas in the cycle, presented in full one year later.