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PubliCalendar: Learn About the Opera

Today's picks for civic nerds

  • By Darren Davis
  • Published 01/08/2015

Local(ish) Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle Opera's Greer Grimsley

The frequent Seattle Opera star discusses 'Tosca,' his favorite roles, and dispelling operatic stereotypes.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 01/07/2015


PubliCalendar: Rethinking Land Use

Today's picks for civic nerds

  • By Darren Davis
  • Published 01/07/2015

Go See

Where to Wear: Tosca and the Opera Ball

Don your velvet suit and head to the Red Carpet Opening of Seattle Opera's first 2015 show.

  • By Amanda Zurita
  • Published 01/05/2015

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle Opera's Speight Jenkins

The opera's longtime general director preps to oversee his final performance.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 04/23/2014

Dress Up

Go See (in Your Best Outfit): Rigoletto

Seattle Opera's Red Carpet Opening night is an opportunity to put on 1930s style and live it up in high style at McCaw Hall.

  • By Laura Cassidy
  • Published 01/03/2014


One ‘Ring’ to Rule Them All

Seattle Opera revives its Northwest-inspired cycle of Wagner’s The Ring.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 08/01/2013

Opera News

Aidan Lang Is the Next General Director of Seattle Opera

New Zealand Opera's chief will succeed Speight Jenkins in 2014.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 06/19/2013

Classical News

Seattle Symphony and Opera Musicians Approve New Contracts

The orchestra will do more with less in the short term.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 05/14/2013

Season Announcement

Seattle Opera's 50th Anniversary Season Delivers 'Tales of Hoffmann' and a Premiere

Despite projected cutbacks to the 2013-14 season, there's much to celebrate.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 01/29/2013

Long-Term Culture

Book Now: Seattle Opera's Ring Cycle

The Ring returns August 2013—and we're not talking Tolkien or that terrifying Japanese horror film.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 11/13/2012

Classical Music News

Contract Extended for Seattle Symphony, Opera Musicians

The musicians' union now has until January 31 to negotiate a proposed 15 percent pay cut.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 10/22/2012

Music News

Seattle Symphony, Opera Musicians Give Strike Authorization

The musicians union will meet again today to discuss a projected 15 percent cut in compensation.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 10/16/2012

Highbrow Fun

How to Be a Grownup

We found more than one opportunity to wear a top hat and tails around Seattle.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 07/31/2012

Classical News

Seattle Opera Expects Budget Shortfall, Cutbacks to 2014 Season

The company faces a $1 million deficit.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 06/28/2012

Classical & More

Game On: Seattle Opera Treasure Hunt Begins

Tickets to Orpheus and Eurydice are hidden around town. Only heroes will prevail.

  • By Stephanie Rubesh
  • Published 02/15/2012


The Vocal Stylings of Attila the Hun

He can sing, he can sack countries.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 01/10/2012
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