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SUMMER 2020

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Changing Lanes


The last several months have forced us –individuals, the opera industry, and our larger communities – to pivot. A crucial, pervasive part of those pivots has been to take stock; examining what we usually do in the light of present circumstances, and to frame all forward action against the dual goalposts of our new reality

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Looking Forward


There’s a quote by Bishop Desmond Tutu that keeps floating to the top of my consciousness this spring. “The only way to eat an elephant is a bite at a time.” As someone whose mental processes tend to conflate and connect thoughts and issues and ideas into one large vat of mental stew? Well, it’s

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A reimagined Wolf Trap Opera 2020


April 21, 2020 Dear Wolf Trap Opera Community, I write this hoping that you and your loved ones are all healthy and safe, and that you’re caring for yourselves during this truly unprecedented time. We find ourselves at a particular moment when the shared musical experiences that we live for and that our artists and

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