Luca Pisaroni, J’Nai Bridges & Mané Galoyan Lead Seattle Opera’s 2022-23 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Seattle Opera has announced its 2022-23 season featuring a number of debuts, new productions, and a world premiere.

Salome Jicia and Amitati Pati star in Donizetti’s “L’Elisir d’Amore” with Rodion Pogossov and Luca Pisaroni. Stephen Lawless directs the production with Giampaolo Bisanti conducting.

Performance Dates: August 6-20, 2022

Stefan Vinke, May Elizabeth Williams, and Alexandra LoBianco take on the leads in Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde” with Amber Wagner, Ryan McKinny, Morris Robinson, Viktor Antipenko, and Andrew Stenson. Jordan de Souza conducts the production by Marcelo Lomardero.

Performance Dates: Oct. 15-29, 2022

Yonghoon Lee and J’Nai Bridges star in Saint-Saens’ “Samson et Delilah” with Greer Grimsley and Andrew Porter. Ludovic Morlot conducts.

Performance Dates: Jan 20 & 22, 2023

Karin Mushegain stars in “A Thousand Splendid Suns” with Maureen McKay, John Moore, and Rafael Moras. The world premiere is composed by Sheila Silver and Stephen Kitsakos. Roya Sadat directs the work with Viswa Subbaraman conducting.

Performance Dates: Feb. 25-March 11, 2023

The season closes with Verdi’s “La Traviata” starring Vuvu Mpofu and Mané Galoyan in the title role alongside Rame Lahaj and Duke Kim as Alfredo. The cast is rounded out by Michael Chioldi and Joo Won Kang as Germont. Carlo Montanaro conducts the production by Francesca Zambello.

Performance Dates: May 6-19, 2023