Season Highlights

Verdi's Aida in Concert
Venture into Ancient Egypt with the majestic music of Verdi’s grand opera Aida, sung by Metropolitan Opera artists and Wolf Trap Opera alumni Michelle DeYoung, Marjorie Owens, Carl Tanner, and Scott Hendricks.
  • Friday, Jul 24 | 8:15 PM
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The Ghosts of Versailles
To rewrite history and save Marie Antoinette from the guillotine, the famed playwright of The Marriage of Figaro and The Barber of Seville stages an opera for the ghost queen that can reverse her fate. Don’t miss this comic opera-within-an-opera in which the ghosts from the Court of Louis XVI tempt life, death, politics, love, and destiny.
  • Friday, Jul 10 | 7:30 PM
  • Sunday, Jul 12 | 3 PM
  • Wednesday, Jul 15 | 7:30 PM
  • Saturday, Jul 18 | 7:30 PM
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The Marriage of Figaro
In one crazy day in the Almaviva household, Figaro and Susanna must devise and disguise their way to thwarting the Count’s plans of ruining their happiness. Originally banned for suggesting a servant could outwit his master, this political play turned beloved comic opera tells a moving tale of love, forgiveness—and an immensely chaotic wedding day—through sublime music and wry humor.
  • Friday, Jun 12 | 7:30 PM
  • Sunday, Jun 14 | 3 PM
  • Wednesday, Jun 17 | 7:30 PM
  • Saturday, Jun 20 | 7:30 PM
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Upcoming Performances

Vocal Colors

Filene Young Artists craft a personal soundtrack to visual art from The Phillips Collection in a creative exploration that bridges musical genres and styles. This one-of-a-kind show is a feast for the senses!
  • Thursday, Jun 25 | 6:30 PM
  • Thursday, Jul 30 | 6:30 PM
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The Rodgers Family—A Century of Musicals

Three generations of American musical theatre in one family – from Richard Rodgers’ Oklahoma to Mary Rodgers’ Once Upon A Mattress and Adam Guettel’s A Light in the Piazza.
  • Saturday, Aug 01 | 3 PM
  • Sunday, Aug 02 | 3 PM
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From the blog

Day 77: Richard, Mary & Adam

The American song-writing tour de force that is Richard Rodgers, Mary Rodgers and Adam Guettel was brought to life at The Barns yesterday and today. As always happens when Steve Blier works with our singers, the house overflowed with lyricism, wit, energy, storytelling and the occasional tear. Song lyrics may be found here!  ... Continue Reading