© Gary Smith
1991 Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni as Seattle had never seen it before!

© Gary Smith
2002 Madama Butterfly

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

© Matthew McVay
1989 Marriage of Figaro

Mozart’s beloved comedy performed by an adorable young cast.

© Gary Smith
Artist of the Year: SHERI GREENAWALD as Florencia

Listen to Sheri Greenawald’s award-winning performance as Catan’s Florencia.

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2001/02 Madama Butterfly Program

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2000/01 Falstaff Program

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1998-99 Vanessa Cover
1998/99 Vanessa Program

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1997/98 Florencia in the Amazon Program

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1992/93 Pelléas et Mélisande Program

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1991-92 Cosi Fan Tutte Cover
1991/92 Cosi fan tutte Program

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1990/91 War and Peace Program

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1989-90 Le nozze di Figaro Cover
1989/90 Marriage of Figaro Program

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1987/88 Orphée et Eurydice Program

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© Ron Scherl
1988 Orphée et Eurydice

Our powerful first production of this Gluck masterwork.

© Ron Scherl
1990 WAR AND PEACE

Watch clips from Seattle Opera’s monumental production from the Goodwill Games!

© Gary Smith
2001 Falstaff

The second Seattle Opera staging of Verdi’s final opera was directed by Shakespearean veteran Chris Alexander.

© Gary Smith
1990 War and Peace

Our unforgettable War and Peace celebrated the end of the Cold War.

© Gary Smith
1993 Pelléas et Mélisande

Dale Chihuly’s designs matched Debussy’s evocative, translucent music perfectly.

© Gary Smith
1999 Vanessa

Our only production of this intriguing American work.

© Gary Smith
1998 Florencia en el Amazonas

A soprano turned into a butterfly at the climax of Seattle Opera’s first Spanish-language opera!

© Gery Smith
1992 Cosi fan tutte

Richard Stilwell, Sheri Greenawald, Vinson Cole and others starred in Mozart’s thought-provoking comedy.