Yesterday was a wonderful day of feeling connected to the DC-area arts community. The afternoon was spent in discussions with colleagues about the upcoming 2017-2018 Leonard Bernstein centennial. (Lots of exciting things, likely to be announced by this time next year.) And the evening was devoted to our new partnership with the S&R Foundation, which doesRead More
Summer 2016 is Almost Here!
Wolf Trap Opera’s 45th anniversary season features Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia, the U.S. premiere of Gassmann’s backstage comedy L’Opera Seria and a new Filene Center production of Puccini’s La bohème.
From the Blog
I just returned from a quick trip to the Opera America conference in beautiful Montréal. Since my stay was limited to 21 hours, it was pretty much just a lovely French-inflected operatic blur. ‘Twas a shame to turn around and come home so soon, but things are heating up here, and (as my OA colleagueRead More
An exciting concert at the Evermay Estate will kick off our season (and our new partnership with the S&R Foundation) this Friday night. Sarah Larsen and Reginald Smith, Jr. will collaborate with S&R’s Artist in Residence Ryo Yanagitani for Rachmaninoff, Brahms, Ravel, Quilter and Mahler. When Sarah and Reggie arrived last week, I had the privilege of playingRead More