Dec 12, 2018
Wolf Trap is delighted to welcome visionary arts leader and renowned pianist Wu Han as the 2018-2020 Artistic Advisor for Chamber Music at The Barns. With some of today’s most important musicians, Han has curated an exceptional season that brings a taste of Vienna, Austria to Vienna, Virginia. In crafting the thematic arch for this Chamber Music at The Barns season, I decided to explore...
Nov 28, 2018
Wolf Trap’s signature cocktails, the Kentucky Buck and Sage Sipper, are packed with seasonal flavors and will pair perfectly with your next holiday celebration! Wolf Trap’s Kentucky Buck The Kentucky Buck was inspired by the apple trees founder Catherine Filene Shouse grew on her farm. With notes of apple and cinnamon, this drink is sure to be a seasonal favorite! Ingredients 1 ½ oz bourbon ½ oz apple cider...
Nov 13, 2018
Every fall, when the leaves start to change and the air turns crisp, the music moves inside to the warmth of The Barns at Wolf Trap. Originally built by colonial Americans, The Barns were donated in 1981 by Wolf Trap’s founder Catherine Filene Shouse as a gift for local arts lovers to enjoy diverse and intimate performances. Today, The Barns showcase hundreds of incredible artists each year and their hand-hewn timber walls hold centuries of memories....
Oct 31, 2018
As we countdown the days until the start of a stellar fall season at The Barns, we’re taking a moment to highlight a few returning artists and look at what they’ve been up to since their last Wolf Trap appearance. RED BARAAT Red Baraat at The Barns in 2017. Photo by Rob Wallace. Returning to The Barns for the second time, Indian-fusion party band Red...
Oct 31, 2018
Here at Wolf Trap we’re proud to present artists that are multi-talented and capable of storytelling both on and off the stage. In celebration of National Author’s Day we’ve put together a list of current and past Wolf Trap performers that are more than musicians; they also share their stories as authors of written works including novels, children’s books, and memoirs. Grab a blanket and...
Oct 10, 2018
It’s Hispanic Heritage Month — and here at Wolf Trap, showcasing and celebrating cultural diversity through performing arts is one of our core values. Wolf Trap celebrates the diverse array of Latin artists who have brought their talents to our stage, and one who is coming to The Barns next spring! Read on to learn more about a few of those artists: Omara Portuondo Cuban...
Oct 05, 2018
You may have noticed that fall performances at The Barns at Wolf Trap are beginning a little later than usual this year. That’s because interior and exterior upgrades are underway at the venue. Before you head over for a show, take a sneak peek at the changes underway! The Barns upgrades are made possible by a generous gift from Dan and Gayle D’Aniello
Sep 10, 2018
Aug 27, 2018
With over 120 acres to play in, there are lots of great spots around the park to take photos. Here are some of the best as chosen by a few of Wolf Trap’s interns this summer....
Aug 21, 2018
Summer’s not over yet! How will you do before classes start?
Aug 16, 2018
We join the world in remembering and celebrating Aretha Franklin, the undisputed “Queen of Soul.” Wolf Trap and its audiences have been fortunate to experience many wonderful performances at the Filene Center. Ms. Franklin brought her talent and amazing performance skills to our stage 12 times since the 1971 inaugural season, including her Farewell Tour in 2017. ...
Aug 15, 2018
Every summer, Wolf Trap welcomes hundreds of thousands of new and familiar faces to the Filene Center and National Park bringing friends and family together to enjoy the best of times. From young fans to those who are a bit more experienced, Wolf Trap is a summer home for making lifelong memories. Take a look around the lawn and plaza before showtime and you’ll find...