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 usRead More
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.
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
Steven Blier muses about the Liebeslieder coming to The Barns on June 3 & 4. Brahms: Ein kleiner, hübscher VogelRead More
Steven Blier continues to blog about his upcoming Four of a Kind Wolf Trap concert (June 3 & 4)! Today’s installment focuses on Poulenc’s “Tu vois le feu du soir” – “Poulenc’s music glides like a gentle boat ride, rapt with adoration and appreciation. It was the composer’s favorite song, and his longest.” Poulenc: Tu vois le feuRead More