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Seattle Opera.

Grand Opening of the Opera Center

Grand Opening of the Opera Center

Saturday, December 15 | 2–5 PM

Opera Center | 363 Mercer Street

Free and Open to the Public

Join us for the Grand Opening of the Opera Center, our civic home next to McCaw Hall. Come explore this beautiful new space which will transform how our community connects with opera.

The Grand Opening includes:

  • Performances by Seattle Opera Chorus, Seattle Symphony & Opera Players and Teen Vocal Studio members
  • Talks on the History of Seattle Opera and Opera Production 101 with Jonathan Dean
  • Seattle Opera sing-along to one of Verdi's most popular choruses “Va, pensiero”
  • Costume Shop Sneak Peak and Q+A with Costume Director Susan Davis
  • Self-guided building tours
  • Working rehearsal of Il trovatore
  • Children's activities including costume try-on and a 3:45 Opera Time reading of Mortimer by Robert Munsch
  • And much more!

This $60 million project would not be possible without the generous and vital support of Seattle Opera audiences and community members. Make a gift today to help us cross the finish line and open the doors! Donate

This is an open house and you can come anytime to tour the building - no RSVP required! Performances begin at 2PM, 3PM, and 4PM.

Advance RSVPs are now closed for the performances. However, space will be available on the day of the Grand Opening. Please plan to attend and we will fit you in!

Saturday, December 15, 2018 2:00 PM         
Add to Calendar 12/15/2018 2:00:00 PM 12/15/2018 2:00:00 PM America/Vancouver Grand Opening of the Opera Center Grand Opening of the Opera Center Saturday, December 15 | 2-5PM Opera Center | 363 Mercer Street Join us for the Grand Opening of the Opera Center, our civic home next to McCaw Hall. Come explore this beautiful new space which will transform how our community connects with opera. The Grand Opening includes: - Performances by Seattle Opera Chorus and Orchestra, and Teen Vocal Studio members - Talks on the History of Seattle Opera and Opera Production 101 with Jonathan Dean - Seattle Opera sing-along with some of Verdi's most popular choruses - Interactive Costume Presentation with Costume Director Susan Davis - Self-guided building tours - Working rehearsal of Il trovatore - Children's activities including costume try-on and a 3:45 Opera Time reading of Mortimer by Robert Munsch - And much more!

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Add to Calendar 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM America/Vancouver Grand Opening of the Opera Center Grand Opening of the Opera Center Saturday, December 15 | 2-5PM Opera Center | 363 Mercer Street Join us for the Grand Opening of the Opera Center, our civic home next to McCaw Hall. Come explore this beautiful new space which will transform how our community connects with opera. The Grand Opening includes: - Performances by Seattle Opera Chorus and Orchestra, and Teen Vocal Studio members - Talks on the History of Seattle Opera and Opera Production 101 with Jonathan Dean - Seattle Opera sing-along with some of Verdi's most popular choruses - Interactive Costume Presentation with Costume Director Susan Davis - Self-guided building tours - Working rehearsal of Il trovatore - Children's activities including costume try-on and a 3:45 Opera Time reading of Mortimer by Robert Munsch - And much more! Opera Center | 363 Mercer Street

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