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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 July 2016 production of L’Opera Seria is streaming now!

From the Blog

The Rape of Lucretia

Lucretia on WETA


Just a quick reminder to tune in to Classical WETA 90.9 FM at 1 pm tomorrow, Saturday, May 27, to hear a radio broadcast of our 2016 production of Benjamin Britten’s Rape of Lucretia.

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Tenor Jonas Hacker in the Spotlight


What makes tenor Jonas Hacker tick? Pink Floyd, Alfredo Kraus, Radiohead and “Come scoglio” among other inspirations! Which experience(s) most influenced your decision to become a professional singer? What’s the earliest point in your life that you can identify in pointing you in this direction? I think my dad was my greatest influence in becoming

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Touchstone Takeoff


Monday morning’s Touchstone costume design presentation included phrases like “Jay Gatsby Meets the Kardashians” and “Rock ‘n’ Roll Regency.” What a fun and witty approach to this show! (Or, as director E. Loren Meeker is fond of saying, “fabulously wackadoodle”:)) There’s great dramaturgy and design behind the fun, though. Erik Teague’s costumes honor the period of origin, allowing us

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