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“What Is This Thing Called Opera?”

Opera education and outreach, ’70s-style!

© Chris Bennion
1981 Turandot

Glynn Ross’s third and final Turandot–a production worthy of an MGM Bible epic spectacular!

© Chris Bennion
1982 Rigoletto

Rigoletto continues to be a fan favorite with this luxurious 1982 production.

© Stewart Reif
1978 Magic Flute

Seattle Opera’s first production of Mozart’s great fairy-tale.

© Stewart Reif
1978 Falstaff

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

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1974 Barber of Seville

A lively production of Rossini’s great comedy.

© Des Gates
1976 The Seagull

Thomas Pasatieri’s opera based on the Checkov play.

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1982/83 Peter Grimes Program

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1982/83 Il Trovatore 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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1980/81 Manon Lescaut Program

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1980/81 The Tales of Hoffmann Program

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1979/80 La Traviata Program

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1979/80 Queen of Spades Program

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1979/80 Lucia di Lammermoor Program

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1978/79 Macbeth Program

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1978/79 Carmen Program

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1978/79 Norma Program

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1977/78 Boris Godunov Program

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1977/78 Falstaff Program

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1977/78 The Magic Flute Program

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1976/77 Tosca Program

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1976/77 La Cenerentola Program

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1976/77 Otello Program

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1976/77 Werther Program

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1976/77 Of Mice and Men Program

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1975/76 Thais Program

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1975/76 Aida Program

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1975/76 The Seagull Program

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1975/76 Eugene Onegin Program

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1974/75 Il Trovatore Program

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1974/75 Manon Program

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1974/75 The Barber of Seville Program

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1974/75 Mefistofele Program

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1973/74 Gianni Schicchi, Pagliacci Program

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1973/74 Rigoletto Program

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1973/74 Daughter of the Regiment Program

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1975 Ring

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

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1975/76 The Ring Program

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1973/74 Siegfried Program

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1972/73 La Traviata Program

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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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1969/70 Of Mice and Men Program

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