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1984 Tannhäuser

For Seattle Opera’s only production of this masterpiece, we projected titles above the stage for the first time.

1982-83 Peter Grimes Cover
1982/83 Peter Grimes Program

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© Ron Scherl
1986 RING

The first complete presentation of the imaginative Rochaix/Israel Ring 2.

© Chris Bennion
1981 Tristan und Isolde

Our first production of Wagner’s great song of love and death.

© Chris Bennion
1984 Ring

The last summer for Ring 1!

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1983 Ring

The final cycle produced by Glynn Ross.

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1982 Ring

A game of musical chairs ensued when several Ring singers switched parts.

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1981 Ring

A new Siegfried added to the excitement of Seattle Opera’s most ambitious summer program yet.

© Chris Bennion
1980 RING

By 1980, Seattle’s Ring was a well-known west coast cultural phenomenon.

© Chris Bennion
1979 Ring

Edward Sooter made a great addition to our Ring cast at its fifth consecutive summer.

1984-85 Tannhauser Cover
1984/85 Tannhäuser Program

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1986 The Ring of the Nibelung Cover
1986 Ring Program

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1984 The Ring of the Nibelung Cover
1984 Ring Program

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1983 The Ring of the Nibelung Cover
1983 Ring Program

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1982 The Ring of the Nibelung Cover
1982 Ring Program

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1980-81 Tristan und Isolde Cover
1980/81 Tristan and Isolde Program

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1981 The Ring of the Nibelung Cover
1981 Ring & Tristan Program

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1980 The Ring of the Nibelung Cover
1980 Ring Program

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1979 The Ring of the Nibelung Cover
1979 Ring Program

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