Seattle Opera’s 2021-22 season wraps up in May with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s crafty comedy “The Marriage of Figaro,” May 7 through May 22 at McCaw Hall.
Tickets are on sale now at https://www.seattleopera.org/on-stage/marriage-of-figaro-2022/, with tickets ranging from $35–$369.
For Family Day, May 15, students 18 and under pay only $20 for almost any seat, with special student-oriented activities during intermission.
In addition to its mainstage programming, Seattle Opera offers a variety of events featuring new voices in opera and geared toward youth, families and adults.
Tickets for youth performances start at $5, while the Opera Talk, Creation Lab and Veterans Cohort Celebration are free and open to the public.
• Big Opera Party: 6 p.m. May 13 at The Opera Center
Dine under the stars while enjoying exclusive performances by cast members from The Marriage of Figaro.
Tickets and information is at https://www.seattleopera.org/donate/2022-big-opera-party/.
• Path With Art Veterans Choir at Northwest Folklife Festival: May 30, Seattle Center
In partnership with Path with Art, Seattle Opera established the Veterans Choir as part of its 2019 production of The Falling and the Rising.
Since that event, the choir has evolved into a year-round program. Come hear this ensemble of dedicated veterans showcase their work at the Northwest Folklife Festival, time to be announced with the 2022 Folklife schedule.
For more information, visit https://www.seattleopera.org/classes-camps-clubs/for-adults/path-with-art-veterans-choir/.
• Earth to Kenzie: Four performances — June 4 - 5, Tagney Jones Hall
Join for a new one-act opera suitable for all ages, particularly families with children. Melodies and memorable characters showcase a story that explores themes of homelessness, empathy and finding strength through adversity. The 11 a.m. performance on June 5 will be a sensory-friendly performance.
Tickets and info at https://www.seattleopera.org/classes-camps-clubs/for-everyone/community-performances/earth-to-kenzie-2022/.
• Jane Lang Davis Creation Lab 2022 Performances: 7:30 p.m. June 10 and June 11, Tagney Jones Hall
Seattle Opera presents the next iteration of its composition workshop, which seeks to cultivate the next generation of opera composers and librettists in Washington State.
Each performance will feature four new 20-minute operas by composer/librettist teams, representing the culmination of months of development.
Tickets are free, with RSVP required at https://www.seattleopera.org/creationlab.
• Veterans Cohort Celebration: 4 p.m. June 25 at Tagney Jones Hall
Join Seattle Opera for a celebration of Path with Art’s Veterans Cohort, the year-long program that grew from 2019’s production of The Falling and the Rising. With art displays, poetry and essay readings and a performance by the Veterans Choir, this event will showcase the work done across the suite of Veterans Cohort classes.
More information at https://www.seattleopera.org/classes-camps-clubs/for-adults/path-with-art-veterans-choir/.