Speight Celebration
Sat, Aug 9, 2014 6:00 PM

A Lifetime of Dedication to Opera Honored on One Very Special Night

Concert at 6:00 p.m.
Marion Oliver McCaw Hall

Join us for an extraordinary concert honoring the 30-year tenure of our beloved General Director Speight Jenkins and celebrating Seattle Opera’s 50th Anniversary. Accompanied by the Seattle Opera Chorus and members of Seattle Symphony Orchestra, many of Seattle Opera’s best-loved singers will pay tribute to Speight in concert at McCaw Hall. This one-night only concert is sure to sell out.

Tickets range from $99 to $399. All concert tickets include a champagne toast and light hors d’oeuvres during intermission.

Program Highlights Include: 

War Cry, Act I Finale, and Wotan’s Farewell
Die Walküre | Wagner


The Pearl Fishers | Bizet

Death of Boris

Boris Godunov | Mussorgsky

Selected Scenes

Otello | Verdi


Tristan und Isolde | Wagner

“My Man’s Gone Now” 

Porgy and Bess | Gershwin

“Vissi d’arte” 

Tosca | Puccini

“Una furtiva lagrima” 

L’elisir d’amore | Donizetti

Plus more from La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein, La sonnambula, La forza del destino, Der Rosenkavalier, Die Tote Stadt, Tannhäuser, Samson et Dalila, Così fan tutte, Eugene Onegin, La Cenerentola, Mefistofele, and Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. 

Tickets are on sale to 2013/14 subscribers now. Tickets to the general public go on sale Monday, January 6.

VIP concert tickets including dinner and an exclusive pre-concert reception are available now.