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Seattle Opera.


Songs of Summer and more!

"Songs of Summer" brings beloved singers to a new stage—your phone, tablet, or computer screen. This recital series includes a variety of performances from some of your favorite singers including John Moore, Will Liverman and more.  Plus we are excited to offer additional online performances such as The Drunken Tenor: Quarantini Edition. See below for the first few performances and check back for more recitals as we are able to schedule them.  

Today we are living through a significant moment in the fight for racial justice—a fight that touches all areas of society, including the arts. We are highlighting partner organizations making an impact in our communities as a part of Songs of Summer. Check out the individual recital pages for more information.

All recitals will be available to stream on Seattle Opera’s website, Facebook, and YouTube for two weeks from the premiere date. 

If you are enjoying our digital opera offerings, please make a donation to support the artists and staff that are collaborating to bring you opera in new ways.

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Songs of summer schedule

  • Available thru July 9, 2020 at 7:00 PM: John Moore and pianist Tim Barrick
  • Available thru July 14, 2020 at 7:00 PM: Margaret Gawrysiak and pianist Jeremy Reger
  • Available thru July 16 at 7:00 PM: Tess Altiveros and pianist Elisabeth Ellis
  • Tuesday, July 14 at 7:00 PM: Shelly Traverse and pianist Beth Tankersley
  • Thursday, July 16 at 7:00 PM: Nerys Jones and pianist Tim Barrick
  • Thursday, July 23 at 7:00 PM: Theo Hoffman and pianist Brad Moore
  • Thursday, July 30 at 7:00 PM: Vanessa Vasquez and pianist David McDade
  • Thursday, August 6 at 7:00 PM: Will Liverman
  • Thursday, August 13 at 7:00 PM: Damien Geter
  • Thursday, August 20 at 7:00 PM: Ben Bliss

Expired recitals:

  • Expired June 18, 2020: Angel Blue and pianist Jay Rozendaal
  • Expired July 2, 2020: Jamie Barton and pianist Jonathan Easter

Special thanks to our 2020/21 Season sponsors Barbara Stephanus and James & Sherry Raisbeck