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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.

Tickets & Performance Information

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

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#TBT Carmina!


Today, just a little throwback to last week’s Carmina Burana performance at the Filene Center. In the midst of a dramatic and rare summer nor’easter, the National Symphony Orchestra, a mass community choir of 250 singers, conductor JoAnn Falletta, and three amazing WTO alumni hit it out of the park. Thanks to Brian Mulligan, Nicholas Phan and

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Pianist Lindsay Woodward in the Spotlight


Coaching Fellow Lindsay Woodward describes her chosen profession as “stealth influencing.” Read on for more insights on the rewarding life of a vocal coach! People are often confused about exactly what a “vocal coach” is. How would you describe what you do? I think this can be confusing because there are so many different things

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Mezzo Megan Mikailovna Samarin in the Spotlight


From the wacky Baroness Aspasia in The Touchstone to the young shepherd in Tosca and now the doomed son in The Juniper Tree, Megan is one of the busiest singers at the Trap this summer! 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?

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