© Gary Smith
Speight’s Wagner Memories: 95 RING

Speight finds a new Siegfried–after the final dress rehearsal!

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Speight’s Wagner Memories: 89 DUTCHMAN

Speight learns to listen to young people at final dress rehearsals.

© Met Opera Archives
1966 Madama Butterfly (Met Tour)

The Seattle Opera debut of Julian Patrick!

© Chris Bennion
1983 La fanciulla del West
1995-96 Elektra Cover
1995/96 Elektra Program

Explore the 1995/96 Elektra Program!

© Gary Smith
1985-1995 RING 2

Watch clips from our imaginative second production of Wagner’s Ring.

1982-83 Girl of the Golden West Cover
1982/83 La fanciulla del West Program

Explore the 1982/83 Girl of the Golden West Program!

1995-96 The Ring Cover
1995 Ring Program

Explore the 1995 Ring Program!

1988-89 Flying Dutchman Cover
1988/89 Flying Dutchman Program

Explore the 1988/89 Flying Dutchman Program!

© Gary Smith
1995 Ring

The final outing of Ring 2 was a great success, artistically—and financially!

© Ron Scherl
1989 The Flying Dutchman
1965/66 Madama Butterfly Program Cover
1965/66 Madama Butterfly Program

Explore the 1965/66 Madama Butterfly Program!

© Gary Smith
1996 Elektra

Madness at Mycenae! Gerard Schwarz conducted this Greek-inspired tragic psychological thriller.