Posts Categorized: News

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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Heating Up!

Things are cooking over here at Wolf Trap Opera. (And I’m not referring the weather, nor to the awesome baked goods that are appearing in the offices and rehearsal rooms…many of our artists seems to have kitchen-focused hobbies, and while my clothes may be protesting my tummy is celebrating their culinary prowess!) This week we

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And so it begins.

We were delighted to welcome our first group of artists to Wolf Trap Opera this weekend. It wasn’t a moment too soon! Our winter and spring workflows are robust, but it’s quiet work. We have many colleagues and patrons who ask what we do outside the summer season, whether we’re employed year-round, and how we

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Introductions are in Order: Lee Anne Myslewski

Wolf Trap Opera has gone through some changes in the last month! With Kim Witman’s retirement, we’ve restructured a bit and added some team members. This month, we’re going to introduce you to your new WTO team. Lee Anne Myslewski first got to know WTO through their Internship program; she was a participant in 2004,

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WTO Represents! Award Season

We’re taking a break from staff introductions to give a well-deserved shout-out to a number of Wolf Trap Opera alums who were honored for their artistry this spring. Roll out the red carpet! Soprano Ailyn Pérez (2006) was honored in April as a recipient of the 14th Annual Opera News Awards. Baritone Will Liverman (2015,

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Introductions are in Order! Morgan Brophy

Wolf Trap Opera has gone through some changes in the last month! With Kim Witman’s retirement, we’ve restructured a bit and added some team members. In April, we’re going to introduce you to your new WTO team. Morgan Brophy is no stranger to Wolf Trap Opera artists and patrons; she joined the team in 2014

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Introductions are in Order! Rachel Stanton

Wolf Trap Opera has gone through some changes in the last month! With Kim Witman’s retirement, we’ve restructured a bit and added some team members. In April, we’re going to introduce you to your new WTO team. Rachel Stanton is our new Assistant Director, Artistic Operations.  While she just officially joined our team this spring, Rachel is well known to us: she’s been an important part of our seasonal team since 2016! Rachel brings a love of systems, data and logistics to our operation. Between seeing 98 Degrees

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Introductions are in Order! Tehvon Fowler-Chapman

Wolf Trap Opera has gone through some changes in the last month! With Kim Witman’s retirement, we’ve restructured a bit and added some team members. In April, we’re going to introduce you to your new WTO team. We’ll start with Tehvon Fowler-Chapman, our Coordinator, Company Management. Tehvon joined our team in late spring of 2018,

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“Voices Uplifted” – Benefitting Voices for Virginia’s Children

Today, a follow-up to last week’s Positive Voices post. (If you subscribe to this blog by email, you’ll want to click through to read it; there was a software problem last week that prevented that post coming to your Inbox.) I want to be sure that my readers in the DC / Virginia / Maryland areas know about

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2011 Season On Sale Tomorrow! (Saturday 3/12/11)

Wolf-Ferrari Le donne curiose June 17, 19 & 25 at The Barns Including a fabulous preshow chat by yours truly one hour before curtain Written near the beginning of Wolf-Ferrari’s career, The Curious Women is a charming chamber opera. We discovered it a few years ago, and I’ve been carrying around a score for a

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