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Aidan Lang Is Moving On From Seattle Opera

In just five seasons, the company’s third general director ever established intriguing new priorities.

 

Mozart Meets #MeToo in The Core Ensemble’s ‘Don Giovanni’

An ambitious, imaginative, double-cast production in which one sings, the other doesn’t.

 

Simply the Bess

Seattle Opera’s ‘Porgy and Bess’ is a must-see production that feels engaged with the cultural conversation.

 

Altiveros and Gartner as the mythic couple in Seattle Opera’s ‘O+E.’ Photo by Philip Newton

The Women of Seattle Opera Bring a Legend Into the Light

‘O+E’ strips things down for an all-female reimagining of a Greek myth.

Altiveros and Gartner as the mythic couple in Seattle Opera’s ‘O+E.’ Photo by Philip Newton
Anita Yavich’s costumes combine stunningly with RETNA’s backdrops in Seattle Opera’s <em></em><em>Aida</em>. Photo by Philip Newton

Sing Like an Egyptian

The performance of Seattle Opera’s Aida can’t always match its stunning design.

Anita Yavich’s costumes combine stunningly with RETNA’s backdrops in Seattle Opera’s <em></em><em>Aida</em>. Photo by Philip Newton
Alek Shrader and Daniela Mack as Berlioz’s titular sparring lovers. Photo by Jacob Lucas

The Merry War of ‘Beatrice and Benedict’ Shines Thanks to Clever Doctoring

Seattle Opera goes back to Shakespeare and enriches a slender but sparkling composition.

Alek Shrader and Daniela Mack as Berlioz’s titular sparring lovers. Photo by Jacob Lucas
Tuomas Katajala, Ginger Costa-Jackson, Marina Costa-Jackson, Craig Verm, and Laura Tatulescu (left to right) in <em>Così fan tutte</em>. Photo by Philip Newton

Seattle Opera’s Latest Take on Mozart Trades Cheap Laughs for Real Depth

A lust for cheap laughs leaves the master composer’s depths unplumbed.

Tuomas Katajala, Ginger Costa-Jackson, Marina Costa-Jackson, Craig Verm, and Laura Tatulescu (left to right) in <em>Così fan tutte</em>. Photo by Philip Newton