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Press Releases

january 2018

Seattle Opera presents Beatrice and Benedict (Berlioz)

All New-to-Seattle Productions in 2018/19 Season

November 2017

Singing Sisters Star in Mozart Masterpiece 

October 2017

Seattle Opera hires Jane Repensek: COO/CFO; Doug Provost, Director of Production

September 2017

Come play at Seattle Opera's Family Day

Seattle Opera presents The Barber of Seville (Rossini)

August 2017

Seattle Opera presents An American Dream at Washington Hall (Perla)

June 2017

Asian American partners inspire new understanding of Madame Butterfly (Puccini)

May 2017

Come play at Seattle Opera's 2017 Summer Fest

April 2017

Seattle Opera, Santa Fe Opera, and San Francisco Opera co-commission The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs

March 2017

Seattle Opera presents The Magic Flute (Mozart) 

Seattle Opera presents 2017 Gala: Beyond the Stage 

Seattle Opera transforms rehearsal studios for The Combat, a Muslim Christian love story

February 2017

Seattle Opera & Marrowstone Music Festival launch training program for young adults 

january 2017

The Seattle Opera premiere of Katya Kabanova (Janacek) comes to McCaw Hall

Seattle Opera premieres bilingual children's opera, Cinderella in Spain

Seattle Opera unveils 2017/18 Season

december 2016

Kristina Murti named Seattle Opera's Director of Marketing & Communications

November 2016

Seattle Opera presents La traviata (Verdi)

October 2016

Seattle Opera presents Family Day (Oct. 30, 2016) 

As One: a transgender story told through opera at Washington Hall (Kaminsky)

September 2016

Seattle Opera presents Hansel & Gretel (Humperdinck)

Aidan Lang reveals new direction for Seattle Opera at Annual Meeting

July 2016

Seattle Opera presents The Wicked Adventures of Count Ory (Rossini)

Come play at Seattle Opera's Summer Fest

April 2016

Seattle Opera presents Wagner's The Flying Dutchman

March 2016

Seattle Opera presents Gala Featuring Greer Grimsley

February 2016

Iconic queens go head-to-head in Donizetti’s Mary Stuart

January 2016

Seattle Opera presents Frost Fest

Seattle Opera unveils 2016/17 Season

December 2015

Seattle Opera presents Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro

Seattle Opera awarded $30,000 from National Endowment for the Arts

September 2015

Sail Away to Paradise with The Pearl Fishers
Seattle Opera's Executive Director Named President of Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

July 2015

Epic Music Rocks McCaw Hall in Nabucco

June 2015

Free Event Ignites Next Chapter at Seattle Opera
Local History Fuels World Premiere at McCaw Hall

May 2015

Barbara Lynne Jamison named Seattle Opera's Director of Education & Community Engagement

January 2015

Seattle Opera Announces 2015/16 Season

August 2014

Speight Celebration A Success; Nets More Than $1 Million
Celebratory Weekend Salutes Speight Jenkins' 31 Years Leading Seattle Opera
International Wagner Competition Finalists Announced

July 2014

Seattle Opera Publishes 50th Anniversary Book
Annual Meeting: Strong Fiscal News & Artists of the Year

June 2014

Seattle Opera Produces First-Ever Commercial Opera Recording: 2013 RING

January 2014

Seattle Opera Announces 2014/15 Season

October 2013

Seattle Opera Balances Budget and Retires Deficit

September 2013

Seattle Opera Launches New Website on 50th Anniversary

July 2013

Economic Impact of Wagner’s Ring Estimated at $39 million
Seattle Opera Announces 8/3 “Make Some Noise!” Open House

June 2013

Seattle Opera Appoints Aidan Lang General Director Designate