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THE RING in English

Listen to excerpts from Seattle Opera’s English-language RINGS!

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1984 Elektra

Janice Yoes, then Seattle’s Brünnhilde, took on the fearsome title role.

© Des Gates
1975 Eugene Onegin

This Sarajevo Opera production starred some of Yugoslavia’s greatest singers.

© Stewart Reif
1978 Boris Godunov

Nicola Ghiuselev sang the title role in Russian, and Giorgio Tozzi sang it in English!

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1979 Faust

Erich Parce makes his Seattle Opera debut.

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1986 Eugene Onegin

Starring Dale Duesing, Peter Kazaras, Judith Haddon, and Geri Decker.

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1976 Thaïs
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1978 Falstaff

Seattle Opera’s first production of Verdi’s comic Shakespearean masterpiece.

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1984 The Ballad of Baby Doe

“Gold is a Fine Thing” and many more celebrated arias can be found in this American opera.

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1989/90 Dialogues of the Carmelites Program

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1985/86 Eugene Onegin Program

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1985/86 Salome Program

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1985 Jenůfa

Featuring the Seattle Opera debuts of Stephen Wadsworth and Peter Kazaras!

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1984/85 The Ballad of Baby Doe Program

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1983/84 Elektra Program

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1979/80 Faust Program

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1977/78 Boris Godunov Program

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1986 RING

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

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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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1977/78 Falstaff Program

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1975/76 Thais Program

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1975/76 Eugene Onegin Program

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1974/75 Il Trovatore Program

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1987 Ring Program

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1986 Ring Program

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1984 Ring Program

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1983 Ring Program

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1982 Ring Program

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1981 Ring & Tristan Program

Explore the program for our Summer 1981 Wagner festival, featuring the Ring and Tristan and Isolde.

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1980 Ring Program

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1975 Ring

The first Ring performed complete within a week in the U.S. in a generation.

87 Rhinegold Decker
Geraldine Decker as Erda

Hear the voice of Seattle’s original Ur-Mutter.

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1979 Ring Program

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1978 Ring Program

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1977 Ring Program

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1976 Ring Program

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1975/76 The Ring Program

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1974/75 Gotterdammerung Program

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