"With a dramatically cogent new production directed by Stephen Wadsworth,
and a cast of valiant singers in other roles, this is a compelling, vocally
effective treatment of Wagner's Romantic melodrama..."
—Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle,
"A Heroic Lohengrin in Seattle," July 26, 1994
"Lohengrin's swan, a motorized replica, is beautifully managed. A swan
does not a Lohengrin make, but the minimal dignity of its movements
here is emblematic of a restraint and taste common in this production."
—Bernard Holland, New York Times,
"Lohengrin in Seattle: Minimal and Dignified," July 26, 1994
"A visually striking, musically rewarding Lohengrin (July 23) made
an appropriate prelude to the return of Seattle Opera's Ring next
—F.B. St. Clair, Opera News, December 10, 1994