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SUMMER 2018

Wolf Trap Opera’s mainstage season features new productions of Mozart’s Idomeneo, Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette (both at The Barns at Wolf Trap) and a new Filene Center production of Verdi’s Rigoletto.

Two additional productions are part of the WTO’s UNTRAPPED initiative: Weill’s The Seven Deadly Sins (part of the Halcyon By The People Festival) and Hanlon’s Listen, Wilhelmina! (at the Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap National Park.)

For all this and more start at:

2018 Season Performance Links

From the Blog

Songfest NOI

A Real Right Thing


Since it’s Lenny’s year, it’s right that I am consoled by his astute observation: “To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time.” The good news? I have those things. The bad news? I’ve started multiple detailed blog posts about tomorrow night’s Songfest, but none of them made it past draft stage. There was so much

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Sins, Songfest, and Seria


Sunday, June 10… A day in the life. A microcosm of a WTO summer. THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS 10am. Halcyon Arts Lab. Rehearsal with Septime Webre and WTO artists, in preparation for arrival of dancers from Hong Kong Ballet on Tuesday. Performances on June 23 & 24. I TOO SING AMERICA Our freakishly amazing cast

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Idomeneo Designs


Stagings of Idomeneo are into their second week, in preparation for our June 22 opening of Omer Ben Seadia’s new production. Here’s a quick look at the set model and costume sketches – much more to come as we focus on this beautiful and dramatic work by the 25-year-old Mozart.

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