Podcast, Butterfly Edition

Preliminary set model photo by designer Zane Pihlstrom

Preliminary set model photo by designer Zane Pihlstrom

Here ’tis, a little something to whet your appetite for our August 7 Butterfly!  I’m heading off for a week’s vacation to clear my head before the season ramps up. See you on the other side!

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Trappers Win Big at the Met


The Metropolitan Opera National Council finished up the 2015 auditions yesterday on the stage of the Met, and Wolf Trap Opera singers were well represented! Congratulations go out to bass Nicholas Brownlee, mezzo-soprano Virginie Verrez, and baritone Reginald Smith, Jr.!  

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Opening Weekend!


To celebrate our summer on-sale, this weekend only (March 21/22), you can get rear orchestra and lawn tickets for Butterfly and Aida in Concert for $20 and $10 respectively*. Now, I know that you (a super-dedicated, blog-reading opera lover) will probably want to sit up front. But if you know anyone who might want to enjoy a

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Singer Alert! Career Advice Crowdsourcing


UPDATE 3/13/15: The group referred to below is now restricted only to singers, and we are unable to add any more members. Tammy is still very interested in getting questions and topic suggestions for her YouTube channel, so don’t hesitate to go there and post a comment! WTO alumna Tammy Wilson is creating an amazing resource

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WTO 2015. Delivered Your Way.

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It’s the day of the announce, y’all. Pick your delivery system: The News Hound You love a good press release. All the facts, no fuss, in one place. Go get it. The Planner You’ve loved coming to WTO performances in the past, and you crave the day/date/time and sexy promo teaser language for this summer’s

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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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