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Speight’s Wagner Memories: 98 TRISTAN UND ISOLDE

Speight’s dreams come true with a match made in operatic heaven.

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Speight’s Wagner Memories: 94 LOHENGRIN

Speight gets the swan just the way he likes it!

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2001 Ring

The first full performance of Seattle Opera’s beloved “Green” Ring.

© Elise Bakketun
2012 Fidelio

The Seattle debut of Christiane Libor, with Greer Grimsley as a delicious villain.

© Rozarii Lynch
2004 La fanciulla del West

A rootin’, tootin’ barn-burner of a western with a strong Puccini cast.

© Bill Mohn
2008 Tosca

Greer Grimsley stars as the perfect villain!

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2005 Ring

Our first RING in McCaw Hall–and Greer Grimsley’s first Wotan.

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2009 Siegfried

From the 2009 Ring cycle performances

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2009 Die Walküre

From the 2009 Ring cycle performances

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2009 Das Rheingold

From the 2009 Ring

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2010 Tristan and Isolde

Watch Director’s Talk Video with Peter Kazaras

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2010 Tristan and Isolde

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2003 Parsifal

The unforgettable opera that opened McCaw Hall!

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2009 Ring

The “Green” Ring looked better than ever this summer.

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2010 Tristan und Isolde

A minimalist new production directed by Peter Kazaras that was inspired in part from the Ambrose Bierce short story “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.”

© Gary Smith
"Earthquake" TOSCA

Hear the three great voices of the rescheduled Tosca after the earthquake.

© Rozarii Lynch
Artist of the Year: GREER GRIMSLEY as Wotan

Listen to the voice of Seattle’s reigning king of the gods.

© Gary Smith
Artist of the Year: JANE EAGLEN as Isolde, with Ben Heppner as Tristan

Hear two of the great Wagner voices of our time, at the peak of their powers.

© Rozarii Lynch
2004 Lohengrin

Revival of the 1994 production directed by Stephen Wadsworth.

© Gary Smith
1994 Lohengrin

Greer Grimsley’s first Wagner opera—complete with giant animatronic swan!

2009 DAS RHEINGOLD Preview

Three-minute complilation of footage from the final dress rehearsal of 2009’s DAS RHEINGOLD.

© Bill Mohn
2009 RING – Road to Valhalla Part I: Rehearsals and Artists

Part one of our series previewing 2009 RING Cycle focused on the artists involved and their rehearsal process.

© Gary Smith
2001 Tosca

Three of Seattle’s favorite superstar singers braved the Nisqually earthquake during the run of this Puccini thriller.

© Gary Smith
1995 Carmen

Check out the production which caused the first-ever Seattle Times opera-related phone-in poll!