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SUMMER 2019

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Summer 2019: Process.


Fun fact about yours truly: when I was choosing college programs of study, I only auditioned for one school. I wanted to be a writer, a novelist or poet. Writing was one of the two tools that I had for making sense of the world; it was my way of breaking down feelings, situations, actions

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Looking back, looking forward


The Wolf Trap Opera 2019 season closed with a roaring production of Rossini’s Barber of Seville. The weather was glorious, the singing resplendent, and the laughter from the audience was riotous. It was the perfect culmination of a fantastic summer!   As wonderful as this summer was, however, it’s time to turn our thoughts to the

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Turning the Corner: Strauss to Rossini


It’s been a busy week here at the Trap! We’ve been in technical rehearsals for Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos, which opens tomorrow (Friday, July 19) at The Barns. The production is set in the time period in which the piece was written, and there are beautiful homages to the work of visual artist Gustav Klimt and

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