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Seattle Opera.

On Tuesday, June 2, we are joining others across the music industry in Black Out Tuesday also called #TheShowMustBePaused. We will not post on social media, and have rescheduled tonight’s online Opera Talk Composer Spotlight on Mozart, for another night. We encourage our staff, board, and audiences to take the day to learn about what everyone can do to positively effect change in America. Learn more >

On Stage

As of May 1, 2020, Seattle Opera hopes to present our 2020/21 season as announced and listed below. Until we are able to gather again, we are pleased to offer free, digital opera while you shelter at home.

At McCaw Hall

Pagliacci & Cavalleria rusticana

Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni

Aug. 8–22, 2020

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Opera’s classic double bill: two tales of adultery, jealousy, and revenge in one thrilling performance, staged in a revolving mask-filled arena.

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The Elixir of Love

Gaetano Donizetti

Oct. 17–31, 2020

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Donizetti’s bubbly comedy has everything: a charming love story, a fast-talking con man, colorful new-to-Seattle costumes, and masterful bel canto music.

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Angela Meade & Jamie Barton in Concert

Various Composers

October 23, 2020

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After electrifying Seattle debuts in Verdi’s Il trovatore (Meade) and Nabucco (Barton), two powerhouse sopranos return to McCaw Hall for a one-night-only concert.

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Don Giovanni

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Jan. 16–30, 2021

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Mozart’s legendary libertine returns in a new production staged and conducted by women. Period silhouettes and an elegant carousel-inspired set promise pleasure… until karma catches up.

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Music by Jonathan Dove
Libretto by April De Angelis

Feb. 27–Mar. 13, 2021

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An “adventurous, highly entertaining audience-pleaser” (Opera News), this ensemble dramedy follows a stateless refugee stranded in an airport as he crosses paths with all sorts of travelers.

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Giacomo Puccini

May 8–23, 2021

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A fiery prima donna struggles to free her true love from the clutches of a ruthless police chief in this gorgeous period revival of Puccini’s masterpiece.

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