Season & Tickets

15/16 Season Cast Lists:
Nabucco | An American Dream | The Pearl Fishers | The Marriage of Figaro | Mary Stuart | The Flying Dutchman

Christopher Akerlind
Christopher Akerlind

Christopher Akerlind
Lighting Designer


Christopher Akerlind makes his Seattle Opera debut with Macbeth. His work in opera includes productions at the Boston Lyric, Dallas, Glimmerglass, Hamburg State, Houston Grand, Los Angeles, Minnesota, New York City, Nissei and Santa Fe Operas, as well as over forty productions at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis where he was resident lighting designer from 1991 to 2003. Akerlind’s theater credits include the recent Broadway productions of Awake and Sing!, Well, Rabbit Hole, A Touch of the Poet, and The Light in the Piazza for which he received the Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards. He makes his Metropolitan Opera debut in 2006 with Bartlett Sher’s production of Il Barbiere di Siviglia.

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