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Becoming a Rock Star
in Summer

Becoming a Rock Star

Thank you to PNC, Premier Sponsor of the 2019 Summer Season, for this year’s PNC Rock Star for a Day contest. Winner Signe Fenwick and her daughter received the rock star red carpet VIP treatment around the Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band concert. Congratulations to our lucky winner who recaps her exciting day: On Saturday, August 10, 2019, the week before I celebrated my...

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30 Aug 2019
Making Musical Moments #MyWTConcert
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Making Musical Moments #MyWTConcert

Picture this: on a warm summer night, you approach Wolf Trap National Park for the very first time. The plaza is bustling with excitement, patrons are picnicking on the lawn, friends are catching up before the show, and you can’t wait to see your favorite artist take the stage. Whether it’s your first show or your 50th, you’ll find almost everyone has a favorite Wolf...

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08 Aug 2019
Behind the Scenes with Chef Chris
in Summer

Behind the Scenes with Chef Chris

Wolf Trap's Executive Chef, Chris Faessen, is the culinary master creating flavorful buffets for member events, Encore Circle Lounge fare, and Barns concessions. See how Chef Chris creates delicious dining experiences all summer long!...

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05 Aug 2019
Christine Goerke
in Opera

Wolf Trap Opera Alumni Worldwide

MET PRODUCTIONS FEATURE GENERATIONS OF TRAPPERS The Metropolitan Opera’s 2019 Ring Cycle features 2018 Filene Artist in Residence Christine Goerke (’95,’96) as Brünnhilde. She’s joined by seven other WTO alumni: Eric Owens (’94,’95), Jamie Barton (’08), Erin Morley (’07,’08), Ronnita Nicole Miller (’06,’07), Eve Gigliotti (’10,’11), Maya Lahyani (’13,’14), and Daryl Freedman (Studio ’07). Gianni Schicchi is a true ensemble opera, and it’s a bonus...

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02 Aug 2019
INSIDE THE TRAP with Tommy McFly: Lee Anne Myslewski
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INSIDE THE TRAP with Tommy McFly:
Lee Anne Myslewski

Episode 6: Lee Anne Myslewski, Vice President Opera and Classical Programming Go Inside the Trap with Tommy McFly, the new video series providing a behind-the-scenes look at Wolf Trap. In Episode 6, learn about Wolf Trap’s Opera program from Lee Anne Myslewski, Vice President Opera and Classical Programming.

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11 Jul 2019
Do You Know Wolf Trap?The National Park Edition
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Do You Know Wolf Trap?
The National Park Edition

Established by an act of Congress, Wolf Trap is the only National Park dedicated to presenting the performing arts in the U.S. The Filene Center contains one of the largest stages in the country. The first performance at the Filene Center was on July 1, 1971, which featured Julius Rudel conducting the National Symphony Orchestra with pianist Van Cliburn and New York City Opera star...

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10 Jul 2019
A Chat with Lawrence Brownlee
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A Chat with Lawrence Brownlee

Wolf Trap Opera’s Lee Anne Myslewski (LAM) sat down with Lawrence Brownlee (LB) to reminisce about his season at Wolf Trap and learn about his passion for giving back. LAM: As you look back on your season at WTO, what stands out? LB: If you’re at WTO, you’re talented. That’s a given. But a lot of us had come from university settings where we were...

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03 Jul 2019
INSIDE THE TRAP with Tommy Mcfly: Chris Faessen
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INSIDE THE TRAP with Tommy Mcfly: Chris Faessen

Episode 5: Chris Faessen, Executive Chef Go Inside the Trap with Tommy McFly, the new video series providing a behind-the-scenes look at Wolf Trap. In Episode 5, learn about Wolf Trap’s food scene and beekeeping program from Chris Faessen, Executive Chef.

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02 Jul 2019
INSIDE THE TRAP with Tommy McFly: Akua Kouyate-Tate
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INSIDE THE TRAP with Tommy McFly:
Akua Kouyate-Tate

Episode 4: Akua Kouyate-Tate, Vice President, Education Go Inside the Trap with Tommy McFly, the new video series providing a behind-the-scenes look at Wolf Trap. Learn about Wolf Trap’s Education programs in Episode 4 with Akua Kouyate-Tate, Vice President, Education.

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26 Jun 2019
Interview with Ken Bigley
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INSIDE THE TRAP with Tommy McFly: Ken Bigley

Episode 3: Ken Bigley, Deputy Superintendent at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts Go Inside the Trap with Tommy McFly, the new video series providing a behind-the-scenes look at Wolf Trap. Episode 3 is an interview with Ken Bigley, Deputy Superintendent at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts.

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20 Jun 2019
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