© Des Gates
1969 The Elixir of Love

The first Seattle Opera appearance of the appealing Mary Costa.

Daugher
Daughter of the Regiment ’13

Listen to musical highlights from Donizetti’s charming operetta.

© Des Gates
1979 Lucia di Lammermoor

Polish soprano Zdizislawa Donat was a memorable Lucia.

©Chris Bennion
1985 Lucia di Lammermoor

Despair, madness, and revenge fill the stage in Donizetti’s classic Lucia di Lammermoor.

YAP 2007 Trouble in Tahiti Cover
2007 YAP Trouble in Tahiti, Rita Program

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2010 YAP Viva la Mamma! Program

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YAP 2012 Don Pasquale Cover
2012 YAP Don Pasquale Program

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© Alan Alabastro
2010 YAP Viva la Mamma!

Mamma knows best…not!

© Rozarii Lynch
2007 YAP Rita

Tenor and baritone fight—not for the soprano’s love, but to escape her!

© Matthew McVay
1990 Daughter of the Regiment

Harolyn Blackwell’s Seattle Opera debut!

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1986 Don Pasquale

Donizetti’s cautionary tale about an old man with a young wife.

© Chris Bennion
1985 Elixir of Love

Donizetti’s charming comedy about a magic bottle of wine.

© Chris Bennion
1981 Don Pasquale

Sir Geraint Evans returns!

© Howard Staples
1973 Daughter of the Regiment

Anna Moffo’s Seattle Opera appearance!

© Rozarii Lynch
Artist of the Year: ALEKSANDRA KURZAK as Lucia

Aleksandra Kurzak sings Lucia’s Mad Scene!

2010-11 Lucia di Lammermoor Cover
2010/11 Lucia di Lammermoor Program

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2002-03 Don Pasquale Cover
2002/03 Don Pasquale Program

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2000-01 Lucia di Lammermoor Cover
2000/01 Lucia di Lammermoor Program

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1997-98 L'elisir d'amore Cover
1997/98 The Elixir of Love Program

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1991-92 Lucia di Lammermoor  Cover
1991/92 Lucia di Lammermoor Program

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1989-90 La fille du regiment Cover
1989/90 The Daughter of the Regiment Program

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1986-87 Don Pasquale Cover
1986/87 Don Pasquale Program

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1985-86 Lucia di Lammermoor Cover
1985/86 Lucia di Lammermoor Program

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1984-85 L'elisir d'amore Cover
1984/85 The Elixir of Love Program

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1980-81 Don Pasquale Cover
1980/81 Don Pasquale Program

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1979-80 Lucia di Lammermoor Cover
1979/80 Lucia di Lammermoor Program

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1973/74 Fille du regiment Cover
1973/74 Daughter of the Regiment Program

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© Chris Bennion
2003 Don Pasquale

An old fool makes the mistake of a lifetime when he marries a pretty young thing.

© Rozarii Lynch
2010 Lucia Di Lammermoor

New production featured a repurposed set from 2008’s “I PURITANI”.

© Chris Bennion
2000 Lucia di Lammermoor

Seattle-based creative team Stephen Terrell, Edie Whitsett, Claire Hewitt, and Robert Wierzel created a psychologically taught, claustrophobic production of this bel canto tragedy.

1971/72 Lucia Cover
1971/72 Lucia di Lammermoor Program

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1968/69 L'elisir d'amore Cover
1968/69 The Elixir of Love Program

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© Gary Smith
Artist of the Year: SALLY WOLF as Lucia

Listen to Sally Wolf’s award-winning LUCIA Mad Scene!

© Gary Smith
1992 Lucia di Lammermoor

Sally Wolf won Artist of the Year this season for her extraordinary Lucia.

© Gary Smith
1998 The Elixir of Love

A lovesick dope wins the help of his special lady with a magic love potion that’s really cheap red wine.

1964/65 Lucia di Lammermoor Cover
1964/65 Lucia di Lammermoor Program

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© Gary Smith
1991 Anna Bolena

Images highlighting 1991’s Anna Bolena