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Wolf Trap Opera’s L’Opera Seria
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Wolf Trap Opera’s L’Opera Seria

Wolf Trap Opera's new production of Florian Leopold Gassmann's L'Opera Seria was performed in July 2016 at The Barns at Wolf Trap. It featured performances by the Filene Young Artists and the Studio Artists of the 2016 season roster. Opera News reported "Just when you think Wolf Trap Opera can't keep churning out imaginative and surprising, darned if it doesn't happen again."...

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22 Mar 2017
How To Guarantee Your Wolf Trap Tickets
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How To Guarantee Your Wolf Trap Tickets

As soon as summer shows are announced, tens of thousands of fans line up for tickets to see their favorite artists. But, every year, we hear from fans who are disappointed that their favorite show is sold out, or confused because a show they thought was sold out is being touted online in ads. The PROBLEM: Scalpers and third-party resellers whose sole motivation is to...

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15 Mar 2017
March 19, 2016, On Sale, S1
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Live and In-Person

The Filene Center Box Office officially opens for summer on Saturday, March 18 at 10 am. Why should you make the trip to the Box Office this weekend? It’s all about the experience! Fans come from miles around to line up and score the best possible seats for their favorite shows. The day kicks off at 10am, when Bernie (Wolf Trap’s Director of Ticket Services) opens the...

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14 Mar 2017
10 Ways to Prep for Summer 2017
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10 Ways to Prep for Summer 2017

With the first set of Summer 2017 shows on sale to the public on Saturday, March 18, here are some tips and tricks to help make sure you see all the shows you want this summer! Save Those Dates: Now is the time to start coordinating calendars so that you’re in town and available for those must-see shows. Get your friends together and block off...

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06 Mar 2017
The Second City: Comedic Launching Pad
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The Second City: Comedic Launching Pad

Chicago’s legendary improv troupe, The Second City, has been a breeding ground for rising talent since it opened its doors in 1959. Today, with 11 full-time touring ensembles and two theatres in Chicago and Toronto, Second City brings laughs to fans all over the country. With Second City coming to Wolf Trap later this month, we wanted to take a look at a few of...

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06 Mar 2017
Wolf Trap = Matchmaker
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Wolf Trap = Matchmaker

Music isn’t the only thing in the air at Wolf Trap! Quite a large number of members, staff, and patrons have found love here. Below, we’ve compiled some of our favorite stories: Ann Stewart, Wolf Trap Patron I was flying out from Seattle with my best friend and staying at a relative’s house. He decided that we should be a four-some at Wolf Trap and...

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09 Feb 2017
Destination Wolf Trap: Western Africa
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Destination Wolf Trap: Western Africa

With an evening at The Barns, there’s no need to cross continents or state lines. Your destination for great music, near and far, arrives all in one place. This season, follow Wolf Trap on a musical journey to many corners of the globe and find exotic treasures originating here in the DC area. View Schedule. Location: Western Africa Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Segal For fans of:...

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09 Feb 2017
Sharing Stories of Learning Through the Arts
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Sharing Stories of Learning Through the Arts

At Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts, we hear every day about the ways our Teaching Artists are making a difference in the lives of the children and teachers they serve. We’ve heard countless stories – like using the classic tale The Three Little Pigs to help children acquire and practice language skills and learn engineering concepts by playing the parts of...

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06 Feb 2017
Love Me, Love Me Not
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Love Me, Love Me Not

Valentine’s Day is one of the more controversial dates on the holiday calendar, evoking blissful anticipation and gut-wrenching dread in equal measure. The artists coming to The Barns at Wolf Trap over the next couple of weeks have music for every mood, from jubilation to heartbreak. Eric Paslay (February 10): The country crooner knows it’s not your fault if she doesn’t quite trust you. It’s his....

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06 Feb 2017
Barns Jazz Artists Offer Fresh Takes on Historic Tracks
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Barns Jazz Artists Offer Fresh Takes on Historic Tracks

“If you have to ask what jazz is, you’ll never know,” said the great Louis Armstrong. In both style and substance, the music defies definition, but one thing is undisputed: Jazz is a quintessential American musical form steeped in black history. From its birth in black communities in New Orleans in the early 20th century, right up to the present day, jazz has always invited...

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06 Feb 2017
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