Archive for 2017

August 19 – Aug 15, 2017

Wolf Trap Opera
Glass/Moran: The Juniper Tree
Musto: Bastianello
Jonas Hacker, …

Horror and comedy make for a mixed closing bill at Wolf Trap Opera – Aug 12, 2017

Wolf Trap Opera is marking the 80th birthday year of Philip …

Vocal soloists seduce in NSO’s “Carmina Burana” at Wolf Trap – Jul 29, 2017

The Gianandrea Noseda era was to have begun on Friday evening, …

Wolf Trap Opera serves up searing summer verismo with Puccini’s “Tosca” – Jul 15, 2017

Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca might not make most opera companies’ shortlists for …

Falletta to replace Noseda for NSO date at Wolf Trap – Jul 14, 2017

JoAnn Falletta will conduct the National Symphony Orchestra’s July 28 program …

Noseda pulls out of July NSO concerts to recover from back surgery – Jun 30, 2017

Music director designate Gianandrea Noseda has pulled out of his summer …

Rarely heard Rossini comedy proves a delightful discovery at Wolf Trap – Jun 26, 2017

In the fall of 1812, the 20-year-old Gioachino Rossini premiered his …

Philippe Auguin’s departure a troubling portent for WNO – Jun 22, 2017

In a late June surprise, Washington National Opera has announced the …

Wolf Trap Opera offers a Terpsichorean, goth take on Glass’s “Fall of the House of Usher” – Jun 18, 2017

Those who believe opera should be a feast for the eyes …

Eschenbach at his vivid, captivating best in NSO farewell – Jun 15, 2017

This week Christoph Eschenbach concludes his seventh and final season as …