Jul 03, 2019
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...
Jul 02, 2019
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.
Jun 26, 2019
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.
Jun 20, 2019
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.
Jun 13, 2019
Episode 2: Sara Beesley, Vice President, Program & Production Go Inside the Trap with Tommy McFly, the new video series providing a behind-the-scenes look at Wolf Trap. Next up is an interview with Sara Beesley, Vice President, Program & Production at Wolf Trap. Take a look!
Jun 12, 2019
Wolf Trap Foundation staff comes from diverse backgrounds with a variety of life experiences. But one thing they all have in common is a love of music and live performances, especially at Wolf Trap. We took an informal poll of staff to find out what concert they were most looking forward to this summer. Along the way, we got some insight into their personalities and...
Jun 12, 2019
After spending 22 years leading Wolf Trap Opera (WTO), Kim Pensinger Witman retired as Vice President of Opera and Classical Programming in early 2019 and handed over the reins of this unparalleled program to our own Lee Anne Myslewski. In anticipation of this summer, we sat down with Lee Anne to learn about the season planning process and what the future has in store. WOLF...
Jun 07, 2019
Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the many things that contribute to how Wolf Trap works to provide exciting performances and excellent experiences for everyone who comes to performances and the Park. ...
May 29, 2019
Ask anyone in line for the lawn rush with a cooler and picnic basket, and they will agree: good food is fundamental to the Wolf Trap experience. Luckily, if you don’t want to pack your own picnic, or if you are looking to supplement your spread, our concessions team has you covered. We’re not just grilling up hot dogs and chicken tenders (although we served...
May 23, 2019
Each summer, Wolf Trap plays host to hundreds of thousands of visitors who are excited to share a night of outstanding entertainment with friends and family. But, what does it take to make these phenomenal performances happen? Take a behind-the-scenes look at a typical day of preparation at the Park. 6 AM Before dawn, and even the night before, crews from the National Park Service...
May 23, 2019
In the musical world, breadth and depth are often mutually exclusive. But the powerhouse that is Steven Blier defies that assumption and countless others. Wolf Trap is truly fortunate to be one of the places that Steve has called home for over 25 summers. First, the breadth. The selections performed in Wolf Trap Opera’s (WTO) “Blier Recitals” have displayed a relentless and surprising diversity over...
May 17, 2019
Wolf Trap is: The only National Park for the Performing Arts! Washington, D.C. area’s favorite outdoor music destination Committed to creating excellent experiences for a diversity of arts fans Your home for some of the top names in pop, rock, R&B, country, classical, opera, jazz, Americana and more. There’s a first time for everything – including your first Wolf Trap show! Here are some tips...