© Chris Bennion
THE RING in English

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

© Margaret Marshall
1966 Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci

Starring husband-and-wife James McCracken & Sandra Warfield!

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WILLIAM WILDERMANN as Hagen

Hear the bass who was with us from before the beginning.

© Chris Bennion
MALCOLM RIVERS as Alberich

Hear Seattle’s first malevolent Lord of the Ring.

© Des Gates
Two Languages in the ’76 WALKÜRE Death-Announcement Scene

A cast substitution with unexpected results.

© Chris Bennion
MARVELLEE CARIAGA as Fricka

Hear the mezzo who was Seattle’s original Queen of the Gods.

© William E. Duncan
HENRY HOLT On Opera In English

Hear the voice of Seattle Opera’s first Music and Education Director!

© Chris Bennion
DENNIS BAILEY as Froh

Hear the voice of Seattle Opera’s resident tenor in the ’70s!

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1985/86 Eugene Onegin Program

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© Des Gates
1972 Lucia di Lammermoor

Beverly Sills sang Lucia in Seattle.

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1971 Calvary Program

Glynn Ross comissioned a new Pasatieri chamber opera for a church in Medina.

© Des Gates
1967 Turandot

Giovanni Martinelli’s one Seattle Opera appearance!

RING in English: Noel Tyl as Wotan

Hear the voice of Noel Tyl, one of our first Wotans.

RING in English: Paul Crook as Mime and Raimund Herincx as Wotan

Hear the SIEGFRIED Riddle Scene–in English!

© Des Gates
RING in English: Archie Drake as Gunther and James McCray as Siegfried

Hear Archie Drake sing Gunther–in English!

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1983/84 The Marriage of Figaro Program

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1982/83 Peter Grimes Program

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1982/83 The Barber of Seville Program

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1982/83 Il Trovatore Program

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1981/82 Madama Butterfly Program

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1981/82 Rigoletto Program

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1981/82 Turandot Program

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1981/82 Die Fledermaus 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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1976: Seattle Opera’s Early Valkyries

“Ride of the Valkyries” — sung in English!

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1972/73 Manon Lescaut Program

Program for 1972/73 Manon Lescaut–the production that launched our Scenic Studios and Costume Shop.

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1972/73 Faust Program

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1971/72 Lucia di Lammermoor Program

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1971/72 The Flying Dutchman Program

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1971/72 Un ballo in maschera Program

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1970/71 Carmen Program

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1970/71 The Tales of Hoffmann Program

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1970/71 Madama Butterfly Program

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1969/70 Salome Program

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1969/70 La forza del destino Program

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1969/70 Of Mice and Men Program

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1969/70 Turandot Program

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1969/70 Die Fledermaus Program

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1968/69 Aida Program

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1966/67 Lakme Program

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1966/67 Turandot Program

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1966/67 Cavalleria Rusticana and I Pagliacci Program

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1966/67 The Barber of Seville Program

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1965/66 Il trovatore Program

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1965/66 Lohengrin Program

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