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SUMMER 2017

Wolf Trap Opera’s mainstage season features Rossini’s The Touchstone, a double bill of Glass/Moran’s The Juniper Tree and Musto’s Bastianello, and a new Filene Center production of Puccini’s Tosca

Two additional productions are part of the new UNTRAPPED initiative: Glass’s The Fall of the House of Usher (a co-production with Halcyon Stage) and Hanlon’s Listen, Wilhelmina! (a newly commissioned opera for the Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods.

The Wolf Trap Opera Studio celebrates its 10th anniversary season with the Studio Spotlight scenes performance, Steven Blier returns to The Barns for Four of a Kind, and WTO’s signature interactive Aria Jukebox features all of this year’s principal artists.

Start here for performance dates and tickets.

Don’t forget to check out the exciting roster of Filene Young Artists, Fellows and Studio Artists!

Can’t wait until summer for your dose of Wolf Trap Opera? The June 2016 production of The Rape of Lucretia is streaming now!

From the Blog

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Just about 12 weeks ago, we were fresh off our fall audition tour, staring at an exciting and maddening void. No rep planned, no performances scheduled, no one hired. And somehow, tomorrow we go on sale. 3 opera productions on our main stages, 2 additional productions in exciting new places, a great 10th anniversary scenes program for our Studio

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Tosca: In Her Own Words


Tickets for Tosca and the rest of the 2017 season go on sale Saturday (3/18) at 10 am. Today’s inspiration comes courtesy of soprano Alexandra Loutsion, who sings the title role in our July 14 production on the big stage. What is it like to prepare an iconic role like this? How does Alex reconcile the psychological

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Wolf Trap Does Glass@80


Philip Glass has had an extraordinary and unprecedented impact upon the musical and intellectual life of his times, and the musical world marks his 80th birthday in 2017. WTO is happy to join in the celebration with two productions, as last fall’s audition tour included an unusually strong slate of singing actors for whom this idiom is a

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