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Iphigenia in Tauris

In French with English Captions

Experience “two of the most absorbing hours of opera in memory” (Gavin Borchert, Seattle Weekly) This exquisite co-production with the Metropolitan Opera debuts in Seattle before heading directly to New York. Don’t miss this “rare treasure…of astonishing beauty” (R.M. Campbell, Seattle Post-Intelligencer), featuring “glorious music; a charmed cast of brilliant singing actors, a beautifully sensitive orchestra, and emotionally intelligent staging” (Melinda Bargreen, The Seattle Times).

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Sights & Sounds

Preview Trailer

Get a look at the “near-perfect balanced combination of music, spectacle, and movement” (Seattle Weekly) from this exquisite production that debuts in Seattle before heading directly to New York.

Sights and Sounds

How do you say
Iphigenia in Tauris?

In this funny and informative 3-minute clip, Ms. Diana Temple asks various Seattleites to read the title aloud, with mixed results.


A Visual Tour

Watch a slideshow of photos from opening week of the “rare treasure” (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) Iphigenia in Tauris. Iphigenia runs through
October 27 at McCaw Hall.

Sights and Sounds

Speight's Corner

Seattle Opera General Director Speight Jenkins spends time with Perry Lorenzo discussing Iphigenia in Tauris and why he is excited about this co-production with the Metropolitan Opera.

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