Tag: music


Music of the Movies
Jun 09, 2017

Music of the Movies

There’s something magical about the combination of song and cinema—music draws the audience in, heightens the drama, and stays with us long after the end credits roll. This summer experience some of the most memorable scores of all-time live at Wolf Trap. Grab your blanket, pack the popcorn, and get ready for your favorite movies (and movie-inspired productions) under the stars. Disney’s The Little Mermaid...

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Jan 30, 2017

12 Wolf Trap Artists to Watch at the Grammy Awards

From award-show veterans to first-time nominees, we’re celebrating the Grammy nominations of 12 of our recent and future artists. Watch live on February 12 to find out who takes home the most coveted prize in the biz. Coming Soon 1. Ari Hest (with Judy Collins) (at The Barns solo, Mar 10) Category: Best Folk Album (Silver Skies Blue) This marks Ari Hest’s first Grammy nomination, turning...

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Two Become One: Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung
Dec 02, 2016

Two Become One: Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung

On stage and off, Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung share everything—their music, their home, their marriage, their life. They are among the foremost practitioners of piano four hands, where two people share the same 88 keys. After the holiday break, Chamber Music at The Barns resumes with their January 8 performance of works by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Stravinsky, and Piazzolla. They were happy to answer a...

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Holiday Cheer at Wolf Trap
Nov 08, 2016

Holiday Cheer at Wolf Trap

What better way to get in the holiday spirit than with songs of the season? This December, you have three chances to celebrate the holidays with Wolf Trap. The Swingles Yule Songs The Barns December 2, 7:30pm The Swingles are a London-based Grammy-winning a cappella group comprised of seven talented young singers. Their show will feature a wintry mix of well-known carols such as Silent...

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Destination Wolf Trap: Celtic Edition
Oct 19, 2016

Destination Wolf Trap: Celtic Edition

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: Celtic territories Alan Doyle & the Beautiful Gypsies For fans...

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Emerson String Quartet: A Living Legacy of Chamber Music
Sep 12, 2016

Emerson String Quartet: A Living Legacy of Chamber Music

Smaller is often better. These are words that chamber musicians live by. The grandeur of Beethoven’s symphonies, for example, is undeniable, but his late string quartets are often thought to be superior, reflecting a depth and complexity that the composer achieved only in his later years. For 20 years, Chamber Music at The Barns has followed the same principle, making Wolf Trap’s most intimate venue...

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Inside The Barns: 10 Things You Might Not Know
Sep 12, 2016

Inside The Barns: 10 Things You Might Not Know

Summer’s over, but the music doesn’t stop. Get a look inside The Barns—featuring some of the finest acts in music, this year-round, historic theater has a one-of-a-kind, intimate setting. View the schedule here. It’s rustic, yet refined. Constructed from two 18th-century barns, The Barns has been outfitted with 21st-century refinements that provide awesome acoustics, state-of-the-art lighting, and civilized amenities. Rich in history, this intimate space (only...

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