The 2015 season repertoire will be announced in late January. In the meantime, you may find save-the-date information on the WTO blog.
2014 Past Performances
Le pauvre matelot/Les mamelles de Tirésias | August 8, 10 & 16
New production, sung in French with English supertitles. Inside the Opera preshow talk begins one hour before curtain.
Studio Spotlight | August 14
Wolf Trap Opera Studio Artists take center stage for this eclectic program of opera scenes. There's something for everyone in this musical smorgasbord!
Master Class with Eric Owens | August 3
2014 Artist in Residence Eric Owens will work with several young artists on style, performance enhancement, language, stagecraft, and more!
Vocal Colors | June 19 & July 31
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!
Les Six | July 27
Pianist and host Jeremy Frank and a sextet of Studio Artists dig into the vocal works of Auric, Durey, Honegger, Milhaud, Poulenc, and Tailleferre in this Fine Tuning concert.
Carmen | July 25
Wolf Trap Opera and the National Symphony Orchestra in a thrilling tale of love, lust, and desire.
Houseful of Song | July 19 & 20
An afternoon of song with Steven Blier and singers from Wolf Trap Opera
Aria Jukebox | July 13
Filene Young Artists and special guest Eric Owens sing your favorite opera highlights, with Kim Witman at the piano.
Recitative: Plain Talk About the Future of Opera | July 12
2014 Artist in Residence Eric Owens will moderate a panel discussion on issues of concern to the opera community and the young artists of Wolf Trap Opera.
Instant Opera! | July 1 & 2
Pair the high-energy improvisation of a sketch comedy show with beautiful melodies from operatic literature and you’ve got Instant Opera!
Giulio Cesare | June 27 & 29, July 1
Handel's Giulio Cesare is one of the most well-known works in the Baroque operatic canon, with good reason: a tumultuous plot line interweaves love, lust, political ambition, and revenge with some of the most exquisite melodies in all of western music.
Inside the Opera Preshow Talks
One hour before each opera performance at The Barns, Wolf Trap Opera’s Kim Witman takes you inside the music