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Woodland Scenes

Wolf Trap Opera’s 2021 season will be announced in April.

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2020 Past Performances

Aria Jukebox
An evening of opera highlights curated by you and sung by Wolf Trap Opera artists. Vote online and watch from the comfort of your couch!
  • Saturday, Jul 18 | 8:30 PM
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Love: Surrender
Scenes from La bohème and Eugene Onegin
Discovery, infatuation, rejection, realization. Love: Surrender celebrates the explosive power of romantic love and its heartbreaking turns through the sublime music of Puccini and Tchaikovsky. This stripped-down performance of these pillars of WTO’s original 2020 season planning allow the voices to truly take center stage.
  • Sunday, Aug 09 | 3 PM
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Orpheus Project
The Orpheus Project weaves together three settings of the myth ranging from the 1600s-1700s reflecting the traditional themes of the Greek original and the evolution of the myth in response to society as we seek to comprehend mysteries and passions that elude us.
  • Sunday, Aug 23 | 11:30 PM
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Into the Woods
In the most natural of pairings, Wolf Trap Opera explores lush operatic works inspired by the woodland scenes of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Serse, Hänsel und Gretel, Die Walküre, and more. Watch the incredible roster of 2020 WTO artists bring these stories of the forest to life against the wooded backdrop of The Barns.
  • Sunday, Sep 06 | 11:30 PM
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Master Class with Denyce Graves
2020 Filene Artist in Residence
Each season’s Filene Artist in Residence holds a public master class, offering Wolf Trap Opera’s singers guidance on style, performance enhancement, language, stagecraft, and more. Attendance at this class is open to the public—aspiring singers and opera aficionados welcome.
  • Wednesday, Jul 22 | 11 AM
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Studio Spotlight
Familiar favorites and contemporary stories come together to highlight the strengths of the Wolf Trap Opera Studio.
  • Sunday, Oct 11 | 11:30 PM
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