This art form of ours is pretty incredible, isn’t it? I’m not sure that there’s another method of incorporating both the fullness of the entire artistic spectrum and the fullness of the human experience. Opera allows for both grand spectacle and the very most intimate, vulnerable moments in the same genre…often within the context of the same piece!
For many of us, the art form draws us in, but it’s the community around the art form that keeps us firmly entrenched. As a salute to the many wonderful colleagues and friends who have come through the program, I offer a randomized collection of company photos from the last decade, and a group photo from an alumni concert for Wolf Trap’s 40th anniversary.
On this first World Opera Day, I celebrate each of you who have made our lives richer through your artistry, camaraderie, and friendship.