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1985 Manon

The Seattle debut of Carol Vaness, a favorite soprano of the Seattle audience.

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1984 La forza del destino

Famed translator and music critic Andrew Porter made his directorial debut.

1985-86 Salome Cover
1985/86 Salome Program

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1985-86 Manon Cover
1985/86 Manon Program

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1984 Tannhäuser

For Seattle Opera’s only production of this masterpiece, we projected titles above the stage for the first time.

1984-85 La Boheme Cover
1984/85 La Boheme Program

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1983-84 La forza del Destino Cover
1983/84 La forza del destino Program

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1984-85 Tannhauser Cover
1984/85 Tannhäuser Program

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