Video: The Team Behind “A Thousand Splendid Suns”

Philip Newton

Seattle Opera presents the world premiere of A Thousand Splendid Suns, on McCaw Hall’s stage February 25 to March 11, 2023. The new opera, based on the book by Khaled Hosseini, has been years in the making. Hear from the artistic team about how this exceptional new production has come to be made. And get your tickets to see it now!

“The arts remain our most powerful teachers of empathy, and it is my hope that this opera proves not only a beautiful musical journey but also an expression—through the tale of Mariam and Laila—of the collective struggles and sacrifices of Afghan women.”—Khaled Hosseini