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After more than 30 years, Speight Jenkins is stepping down as General Director of Seattle Opera.

To celebrate his accomplishments, there are several special events planned:

  • International Wagner Competition - Thursday, August 7 at Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 7:00 p.m.
  • Seattle Opera Day at MOHAI - Saturday, August 9, 2014 at Museum of History & Industry, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Speight Celebration Concert & Dinner - Saturday, August 9, 2014 at Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 6:00 p.m.

Both Seattle and King County have also declared Saturday, August 9 Speight Jenkins Day.

Jenkins joined KING 5 Morning News to talk about his tenure with Seattle Opera.

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