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2020 Virtual 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 1607-2020 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 | 3 PM
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Into the Woods
In the most natural of pairings, WTO explores – quite literally – the natural world, and operatic works inspired by it. Our beautiful National Park for the Performing Arts serves as a lush backdrop for Verdi, Bellini, Wagner and more.
  • Sunday, Sep 06 | 3 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, Sep 20 | 3 PM
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UNTRAPPED Online

Rossini
The Touchstone
This Wolf Trap Opera premiere and new production was presented at The Barns at Wolf Trap in June and July 2017. Special thanks to Dan and Gayle D’Aniello, 2017 Wolf Trap Opera Season Underwriters, and Ed and Andy Smith, 2017 Performance Sponsors.
  • Tuesday, Jun 09 | 7 PM
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Philip Glass & Robert Moran
The Juniper Tree
This Wolf Trap Opera premiere and new production was presented at The Barns at Wolf Trap in August 2017. The Juniper Tree was part of Glass@80, the worldwide celebrations of Philip Glass’ 80th birthday. Special thanks to Dan and Gayle D’Aniello, 2017 Wolf Trap Opera Season Underwriters, and Ed and Andy Smith, 2017 Performance Sponsors.
  • Tuesday, Jun 23 | 7 PM
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Gounod
Roméo et Juliette
This Wolf Trap Opera new production of Roméo et Juliette was presented at The Barns at Wolf Trap in July 2018. Special thanks to Dan and Gayle D’Aniello, 2018 Wolf Trap Opera Season Underwriters, and Anne R. Kline and Geoffrey Pohanka, 2018 Performance Sponsors.
  • Tuesday, Jul 07 | 7 PM
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John Musto
Bastianello
This Wolf Trap Opera premiere and new production was presented at The Barns at Wolf Trap in August 2017. Special thanks to Dan and Gayle D’Aniello, 2017 Wolf Trap Opera Season Underwriters, and Ed and Andy Smith, 2017 Performance Sponsors.
  • Tuesday, Jul 21 | 7 PM
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Gluck
Merlin's Island
This Wolf Trap Opera premiere and new production was presented at The Barns at Wolf Trap in June 2019. Special thanks to Dan and Gayle D’Aniello, 2019 Wolf Trap Opera Season Underwriters, and Ed and Andy Smith, 2019 Performance Sponsors.
  • Thursday, Aug 06 | 11:30 PM
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