Wolf Trap Opera

The Future of Opera

July 29, 2014
by Kim

Au revoir, Carmen

Well, that happened. Personal bests from our singers, an unbelievably beautiful summer night, and 6,000 souls in the audience. Hundreds of people onstage and off pulled our little company through its biggest project of the year, and it was a night … Continue reading

And the House was Full of Song

July 20, 2014 by Kim | 0 comments

We had some food for the soul as we prepared for Carmen tech week: two afternoons of A Houseful of Song with Steven Blier, Ying Fang, Renée Rapier, Eric Jurenas, Robert Watson and Tobias Greenhalgh. Ably assisted by David Hanlon, staged by Alison Moritz, lit by Robert H. Grimes and stage managed by Madeline Levy. A slideshow for your enjoyment.

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May 28, 2014
by Kim

In Search of Opera Newbies

Do you know someone who’s curious about opera? Wolf Trap Opera is seeking “opera newbies” to participate in our New Audience Study. Participants receive free tickets to the 2014 season operas!* If you’re interested, write to us before June 15. If you’re … Continue reading

May 20, 2014
by Kim

Let the Fat Lady Sing

I guess it’s time for another round of the operatic fat fights. In this corner, a culture that places increasingly intense value on youth and thinness. In the other corner, an art form that is slowly being pushed to undervalue … Continue reading