The orchestra mourns the death of a fallen hero.
The first full performance of Seattle Opera’s beloved “Green” Ring.
Hear the bass who was with us from before the beginning.
Our first RING in McCaw Hall–and Greer Grimsley’s first Wotan.
From 2009 Ring cycle performances.
Hear Archie Drake sing Gunther–in English!
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.
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.
The first time the world ended at Seattle Opera!
The final outing of Ring 2 was a great success, artistically—and financially!
RING 2 achieved widespread acceptance this summer, and the number of performances increased to three.
Explore the 1974/75 Gotterdammerung Program!