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Curiosity, Revenge, and Heartbreak: WTOC 2011

Announcing the 2011 Season of the Wolf Trap Opera Company! Featuring Wolf-Ferrari’s comedy The Curious Women, Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd with the National Symphony Orchestra, and Offenbach’s Tales of Hoffmann. Concerts include Couples: Getting Hitched & Getting Ditched with Steven Blier and Vocal Colors recitals in partnership with The Phillips Collection. Tickets go on sale Saturday,
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We’re taking a brief break from our walk back through time in order to announce the artists and operas for our upcoming 40th Anniversary Season!   (We’ll head back to 1979 later this week.)

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2011 Audition Tour

November 15, 2010 2011 Audition Tour Underway The 2011 nationwide audition tour will conclude in Vienna VA on November 22. WTOC Director Kim Witman and Adminstrative Director Lee Anne Myslewski are holding auditions in eight cities and will hear over 1,000 arias in search of the best and brightest talent of opera’s next generation. Singers
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New York Location

If you’re trying to find us at the New 42 in New York, be aware that we are across the street from Madame Tussaud’s. The numbering system is odd, and it would appear from the address that we’re on the south side of the street. While it might be nice to think that Tussaud’s would
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October 12, 2010 Audition Tour Notifications If you submitted an application, we will notify you of the status of your application by 3 weeks before your requested audition date. If it’s less than 3 weeks before your requested date and you haven’t received an email from us, write us at

WTOC Announces Early Audition Tour!

August 20, 2010 The Wolf Trap Opera Company is now accepting applications for its 2011 Company of Artists & Fellows. The first deadline for applications is little over one month away (September 24)! The audition tour begins in New York this October, and finishes at our home in Vienna, Virginia. (Look to the Audition Calendar
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Behind the Curtain

August 15, 2010 Behind the Curtain: Family Day at the Opera! Media Outlets are reporting on tomorrow’s family event. We’re getting excited to allow families with children to have some fun with our artists tomorrow! Only two spots remain for the event… Register now at! Washington Examiner Baltimore Sun Washington Post

Final 2010 Backstage Buzz Artist Panel

August 8, 2010 Final 2010 Backstage Buzz Artist Panel On Tuesday, August 10 at 1:00pm, WTOC Director Kim Witman will speak with A Midsummer Night’s Dream stage director Patrick Diamond, scenic designer Erhard Rom, soprano Ashlyn Rust (Titania), mezzo-soprano Catherine Martin (Hermia), countertenor Ryan Belongie (Oberon) & bass Nicholas Masters (Bottom).  Admission is free, and
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