Fiendish Conversation

Marc Kenison (aka Waxie Moon) Won't Shut Up About Opera

The celebrated drag and burlesque performer chats about his (non-singing) opera debut in 'The Barber of Seville,' and why he's now totally obsessed with the artform.

10/11/2017 By Darren Davis

(Formerly) Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Laura Kaminsky

The former Cornish music chair teams up with Seattle Opera to bring the transgender opera 'As One' to Washington Hall.

11/08/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Eric Neuville

The Seattle Opera singer discusses how 'The Wicked Adventures of Count Ory' is kind of like a Pixar movie.

08/10/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: July 18–24

Noir City takes over the Egyptian, Tracy Rocca's paintings soak up the sun, and 'Daisy' dramatizes one of America's most famous political ads.

07/18/2016 By Kyle Kuhn Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Sharp Dressed Woman

Style File: 5 Questions with Moya Vazquez

We chatted with Seattle Opera board member Moya Vazquez about her PNW style.

05/17/2016 By Colleen Williams

Seattle Opera

Slide Show: Seattle Opera Gala Featuring Greer Grimsley

Seattle Opera’s Gala Featuring Greer Grimsley on April 16 was a night of glamour and exemplary artistry.


Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle Opera's Aidan Lang

The company's general director discusses the farce of 'The Marraige of Figaro' and fighting against operatic stereotypes.

01/13/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld


PubliCalendar: Learn About the Opera

Today's picks for civic nerds

01/08/2015 By Darren Davis

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.

01/07/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld


PubliCalendar: Rethinking Land Use

Today's picks for civic nerds

01/07/2015 By Darren Davis

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.

01/05/2015 By Amanda Zurita

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle Opera's Speight Jenkins

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

04/23/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

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.

01/03/2014 By Laura Cassidy


One ‘Ring’ to Rule Them All

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

08/01/2013 By Laura Dannen

Opera News

Aidan Lang Is the Next General Director of Seattle Opera

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

06/19/2013 By Laura Dannen

Classical News

Seattle Symphony and Opera Musicians Approve New Contracts

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

05/14/2013 By Laura Dannen

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.

01/29/2013 By Laura Dannen

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.

11/13/2012 By Laura Dannen

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.

10/22/2012 By Laura Dannen

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.

10/16/2012 By Laura Dannen