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Seattle Opera.

On Stage

Seattle Opera has something for every music lover! For grand special nights out, join us for mainstage productions at McCaw Hall (and consider season tickets to save up to 30%). Or explore a variety of offerings around Seattle Center including chamber operas, performances by and for youth, intimate recitals with principal singers, and more.

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At McCaw Hall

Eugene Onegin

Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky

Jan. 11–25, 2020

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This elegant romance follows a young woman’s infatuation with a dashing, restless nobleman in a tale of love unfulfilled. Set to Tchaikovsky’s lush and lyrical music.

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Yardbird

Music by Daniel Schnyder
Libretto by Bridgette A. Wimberly

Feb. 22–Mar. 7, 2020

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The ghost of the legendary jazz great and bebop innovator tries to complete one last masterpiece and revisits the demons, inspirations, and women of his life.

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La bohème

Giacomo Puccini

May 2–19, 2020

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A smash hit for over a century, Puccini’s profoundly romantic opera about four young Parisians who sacrifice everything for art and love is guaranteed to touch your heart.

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Around Seattle Center

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The Falling & The Rising

Music by Zachary Redler
Libretto by Jerre Dye

Nov. 15–24, 2019

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The Falling and the Rising is an operatic story of service, sacrifice, and connection inside uncertainty.

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Artist Recital: Melody Wilson

January 17, 2020

Tagney Jones Hall at the Opera Center

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Mezzo-soprano Melody Wilson takes a break from debut performances in Eugene Onegin to show off her creative range with an eclectic program of art songs.

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Artist Recital: Angela Brown

February 4, 2020

Tagney Jones Hall at the Opera Center

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Before taking the stage as Addie in Charlie Parker’s Yardbird, world-renowned soprano Angela Brown presents a unique recital in Tagney Jones Hall. This concert features musical settings of poetry and prose by American literary legends Toni Morrison, Maya Angelou, and Mari Evans.

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Wilde Tales

February 7, 8, & 9, 2020

Cornish Playhouse

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In this parable based on the works of Oscar Wilde, a gilded statue of a beautiful Prince suddenly comes to life and spreads the importance of generosity and empathy. This colorful and heartwarming presentation of the Youth Opera Project is performed by youth ages 7–18.

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Big Opera Party

February 28, 2020

Opera Center

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Guests will be transported back in time to Manhattan’s legendary jazz club, Birdland, at our biggest fundraiser of the year. Enjoy one-night-only musical experiences in Seattle Opera’s state-of-the-art Opera Center, and dine on stage at McCaw Hall amid the set of Charlie Parker’s Yardbird.

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Earth to Kenzie

June 6 & 13, 2020

Tagney Jones Hall at the Opera Center

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This new one-act opera charms with innovative and approachable tunes, while the memorable characters showcase the story’s themes of empathy and finding strength despite adversity.

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