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

2017 Season Performance Links



The 2018 summer season will be announced in early spring; info on auditions for the 2018 roster is here.

Don’t forget to check out our free video stream of past productions at The Barns.

From the Blog


L’Opera Seria – Two More Days!

Our ridiculously enjoyable (U.S. premiere!) of Gassmann’s L’Opera Seria has just 2 more days left in its YouTube life. You know you owe it to yourself to dip in… Some suggestions: The chaotic Act I finale: The legendary Fish Drop: Baroque Opera gone bad: All 3 acts of this Opera Not-So-Seria are at wolftrap.org/streaming. After L’Opera Seria expires, we’ll

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West Coast First!

And so it begins. The deadline to apply for an audition in Los Angeles is tonight (September) 5 at midnight! Midwest is next: Chicago deadline is next Tuesday, September 12. (Photo above shows your astute yet friendly WTO audition panel in Chicago last year.) Go here for complete timelines and information on our October audition tour. RESOURCES Looking

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WTO 2017: Kim’s Version

Once again, the summer has drawn to a close, and I am regretting the lack of personal commentary in this space over the last few months. So much to do, so much to tell you about. Ultimately, we have to choose the former over the latter. But now that it’s over, I hope you’ll indulge this

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