Posts Tagged: gallery

A Midsummer Photo Diary

If we shadows have offended, Think but this, and all is mended, That you have but slumber’d here While these visions did appear. A Midsummer Night’s Dream Music by Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) Libretto adapted from William Shakespeare by Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears The Barns at Wolf Trap 2010 August 13 at 8pm, August 15
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Studio Spotlight!

The Wolf Trap Opera Studio takes the stage of The Barns tomorrow for scenes from The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Barber of Seville, Turando, Love for Three Oranges, The Daughter of the Regiment, Iphigenie en Tauride, and West Side Story! (Photos from Friday’s dress rehearsal)

The Turk Has Left the Building

Final room run-through for Turk in Italy tonight.  Into the theatre tomorrow. And since I am too scattered to string together actual words (largely because we’re trying to put the finishing touches on the 2011 season audition schedule and because Rahree and I wrestled the first draft of the 2011 budget to the ground!), it’s
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Being Selfish

It’s difficult but necessary to distance myself from the music I love – to be fair and impartial when approaching possible rep for the company, and not to steer us exclusively toward things that speak to me. For no one’s taste is truly catholic, and there are plenty of operas that I can barely abide
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Pre-Tech Ulysses

Ulysses finishes up its time in the rehearsal room. At left, a composite from this week’s artist panel. Costume shop supervisor Sue Chiang shared sketches and fabrics for this show’s amazing range of everything from leather to gauze. (Can’t wait to share production photos with you…) Conductor Gary Wedow talked about the quasi-democracy that is
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Luxury Casting

My first time through Ulysses tonight, in the rehearsal room, 5 days before we move into the theatre. An embarrassment of riches. The entire roster – 15 superbly gifted singers – throw themselves into roles big and small. Studio singers make brief finely-etched appearances, and the core orchestra of keyboards, lutes, viol and cello coaxes
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In the Name of Love

Così is sold out. Has been for weeks. A donor gave back a pair of tickets, though, and we’re holding a contest to give them away. The tickets are for closing night, Tuesday, 6/30. If you want them, all you have to do is go to the Hotspot and tell us about the craziest thing
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