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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

Touchstone: A Look and a Listen


Bask in the beauty and wit of this rare Rossini opera! (Tickets still available for 6/28 and 7/1:)) Turn your sound on for this one! Hover over the photos to page through the slideshow:

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Alasdair Kent

Tenor Alasdair Kent in the Spotlight


In honor of tonight’s opening of The Touchstone, I offer this interview with our lead Rossini tenor, who is quite a thoughtful guy. Grab a cup of coffee, sit back and learn a little more about his journey to becoming a professional opera singer! Which experience(s) most influenced your decision to become a professional singer? What’s the earliest

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Usher Gallery


Excitement was in the air last night at Union Market, as our UNTRAPPED partnership with Halcyon Stage took vivid form in The Fall of the House of Usher. Followers of WTO, Halcyon Stage and CityDance merged with Philip Glass fans and D.C. cultural mavens in a beautifully diverse audience that treated the performers to a rousing

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