© Gary Smith
2002 Madama Butterfly

Puccini’s iconic tragedy, a staple of operatic performance, is performed for eager audiences.

© Wah Lui
2004 Carmen

The ultimate tale of obsession unfolds in Bizet’s Carmen.

© Wah Lui
2007 Don Giovanni

Polish barihunk Mariusz Kwiecien triumphed as Mozart’s seductive bad boy.

2007-08 Iphigenia in Tauris Cover
2007/08 Iphigenia in Tauris Program

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2006-07 Don Giovanni Cover
2006/07 Don Giovanni Program

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2004-05 Les contes d'Hoffmann Cover
2004/05 The Tales of Hoffmann Program

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2003-04 Carmen Cover
2003/04 Carmen Program

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2001-02 Madama Butterfly Cover
2001/02 Madama Butterfly Program

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2001-02 Rusalka Cover
2001/02 Rusalka

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2005 Ring

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

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2009 Götterdämmerung

From 2009 Ring cycle performances.

© Chris Bennion
2009 Die Walküre

From the 2009 Ring cycle performances

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2009 Das Rheingold

From the 2009 Ring

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2009 The Road to Valhalla Part 2 – Costumes

The making of the Ring

Gluck’s Iphigénie en Tauride, 2007
2007 Iphigénie en Tauride

Discover Seattle Opera and Metropolitan Opera’s co-production of Iphigénie en Tauride, claimed as a rare treasure, debuted in 2007.

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2009 Ring

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

2009 The Ring Cover
2009 Ring Program

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2005 The Ring of the Nibelung Cover
2005 Ring Program

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2004-05 Lohengrin Cover
2004/05 Lohengrin Progarm

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2001 The Ring of the Nibelung Cover
2001 Ring Program

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2000-01 Das Rheingold Die Walkure Cover
2000/01 Das Rheingold, Die Walküre Program

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© Rozarii Lynch
2005 Les contes d’Hoffmann

This colorful and imaginative production will return in May 2014.

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2004 Lohengrin

Revival of the 1994 production directed by Stephen Wadsworth.

© 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
2000 Das Rheingold and Die Walküre

This preview of our third RING production featured the first two operas in the cycle, presented in full one year later.