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SUMMER 2020

WTO’s 2020 productions will be announced soon. Start here!

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Past: Present


On Friday and Saturday, we captured audio and video from several scenes in Puccini’s La bohème and Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin for Love: Surrender, a series of videos that will be posted on our website on August 9. And from today’s vantage point here in the Barns balcony, I’m witnessing scenes from the Orpheus myth, set

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Something is Missing


In some ways, this feels like a normal summer. There are singers onsite, we are rehearsing a bevy of musical projects, the epic Virginia heat and humidity has kicked up a notch. In more ways, this is a deeply different experience. Our singers have been onsite for one week, and in this last week we’ve

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Filene Artists in the Zoom Room with Guest Alumna Michelle DeYoung

We’re off!


Dear friends, WTO 2020 is under way! Our artists are safely snuggled into a suburban Virginia hotel, waiting out the end of our quarantine period. Every day there are interactive lectures with Wolf Trap Opera alums, language coachings, musical coachings, and dramatic tablework sessions on the schedule – we’re averaging somewhere around 60 hours of

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