Be a WTO Intern!


We love our interns. Yeah, I know, everyone says that. But we really do. They are what gives our opera engine that extra magical bit of power, and I personally adore the infusion of fresh young ideas that they bring to our company. We hire about a dozen interns in the areas of administration, technical theatre, costumes,
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New Admin Position for Summer 2015!

UPDATE 2/20/15: We are no longer accepting applications for this position. We will be reviewing applicants and scheduling interviews over the next several weeks and expect to make an offer by the middle of March at the latest. Know anyone who wants to join our mighty Administrative team this summer? We’re hiring a Rehearsal & Artist
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The Things We Do For Love: 2015


Presidents Day 2015, 3:50pm. Watching the snow roll in, getting ready for a trip to LA Opera on Wednesday (can you say “75 degrees and sunny?”), and musing on the operas in WTO’s 2015 season, a.k.a. The Things We Do For Love”… Defy Authority When your boss has his eye on your wife, you do everything
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Meet the 2015 Filene Young Artists!

FYA 5 by 7 grid

Watch this space for summer repertoire info – coming soon! In the meantime, meet the FYA roster for 2015: SOPRANOS MEZZO-SOPRANOS TENORS BARITONES BASS / BASS-BARITONES

Save the Dates!


We are in the midst of planning a knock-out 2015 season, and I can’t wait to share the news at the end of January. In the meantime, even though repertoire and casting details for next summer aren’t available yet, I am happy to share our performance dates for your consideration as you plan your opera festival and
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All I Want for Christmas is Some Aria Stats…


OK, you’ve all been very very good this year, so Santa is bringing you exactly what you wanted. That’s right – this fall’s ARIA FREQUENCY LISTS are finally uploaded. Head on over to the Aria page if you are nerdy enough to want to compare this year’s against previous seasons’ lists. Or just scroll down to
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We Are Ten

On November 3, this little blog turned 10 years old. I’ve overshot the birthday celebrations by an entire month, but they’ve had to take a back seat to the frenzied assemblage of our 2015 season. (Announcement not forthcoming until the end of January, but I’ll get some save-the-date information out before Christmas.) Today, a look
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End of the Road

We’re home at The Barns, and I continue to fall down on the blogging job. :( The fatigue is increasingly overwhelming as we push toward the audition tour finish line tomorrow at 6pm! Of course, the finish line is just another term for the starting gate for the repertoire and casting process. Wish us luck as we
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Halloween Hodgepodge

I’m on audition hiatus for a weekend, visiting my son in Seattle (where the Halloween costumes on Capitol Hill are quite entertaining:)) It’s been over a month since my last day away from either audition arias or recital prep, and I am overdue for a recharge. Many are the reasons for which I look forward to our
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