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November 2017

Ruggiero in Alcina by Handel

Washington National Opera,
November 18 @ 7:00 pm

Alcina  Music by George Frideric Handel / Libretto by Riccardo Broschi In Italian with Projected English Titles New WNO Production  Welcome to the island of illusions. Peer beyond the palms to discover the beautiful Alcina, a sorceress skilled in the art of seduction. Her passion burns red hot--until she tires of her conquests and turns them into wild beasts or stone. When dashing knight Ruggiero succumbs to this femme fatale's dangerous charms, his fiancée Bradamante takes on a daring disguise to…

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December 2017

The Fox in The Little Prince by Portman/Wright

Washington National Opera,
December 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

The Little Prince Music by Rachel Portman / Libretto by Nicholas Wright In English with Projected English Titles WNO Revival All the joy and wonder of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's classic illustrated storybook comes back to WNO! When The Little Prince first visited us in 2014, tickets quickly sold out. So guarantee your seats now for this year's family opera for the holidays, returning in all its glory to the newly renovated Terrace Theater! On his tiny home planet, a young boy spends…

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The Fox in The Little Prince by Portman/Wright

Washington National Opera,
December 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

The Little Prince Music by Rachel Portman / Libretto by Nicholas Wright In English with Projected English Titles WNO Revival All the joy and wonder of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's classic illustrated storybook comes back to WNO! When The Little Prince first visited us in 2014, tickets quickly sold out. So guarantee your seats now for this year's family opera for the holidays, returning in all its glory to the newly renovated Terrace Theater! On his tiny home planet, a young boy spends…

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The Fox in The Little Prince by Portman/Wright

Washington National Opera,
December 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm

The Little Prince Music by Rachel Portman / Libretto by Nicholas Wright In English with Projected English Titles WNO Revival All the joy and wonder of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's classic illustrated storybook comes back to WNO! When The Little Prince first visited us in 2014, tickets quickly sold out. So guarantee your seats now for this year's family opera for the holidays, returning in all its glory to the newly renovated Terrace Theater! On his tiny home planet, a young boy spends…

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The Fox in The Little Prince by Portman/Wright

Washington National Opera,
December 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

The Little Prince Music by Rachel Portman / Libretto by Nicholas Wright In English with Projected English Titles WNO Revival All the joy and wonder of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's classic illustrated storybook comes back to WNO! When The Little Prince first visited us in 2014, tickets quickly sold out. So guarantee your seats now for this year's family opera for the holidays, returning in all its glory to the newly renovated Terrace Theater! On his tiny home planet, a young boy spends…

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The Fox in The Little Prince by Portman/Wright

Washington National Opera,
December 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm

The Little Prince Music by Rachel Portman / Libretto by Nicholas Wright In English with Projected English Titles WNO Revival All the joy and wonder of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's classic illustrated storybook comes back to WNO! When The Little Prince first visited us in 2014, tickets quickly sold out. So guarantee your seats now for this year's family opera for the holidays, returning in all its glory to the newly renovated Terrace Theater! On his tiny home planet, a young boy spends…

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The Fox in The Little Prince by Portman/Wright

Glimmerglass Music Festival,
December 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm

The Little Prince Music by Rachel Portman / Libretto by Nicholas Wright In English with Projected English Titles Glimmerglass Festival All the joy and wonder of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's classic illustrated storybook comes back to WNO! When The Little Prince first visited us in 2014, tickets quickly sold out. So guarantee your seats now for this year's family opera for the holidays, returning in all its glory to the newly renovated Terrace Theater! On his tiny home planet, a young boy spends…

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The Fox in The Little Prince by Portman/Wright

Glimmerglass Music Festival,
December 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm

The Little Prince Music by Rachel Portman / Libretto by Nicholas Wright In English with Projected English Titles Glimmerglass Festival All the joy and wonder of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's classic illustrated storybook comes back to WNO! When The Little Prince first visited us in 2014, tickets quickly sold out. So guarantee your seats now for this year's family opera for the holidays, returning in all its glory to the newly renovated Terrace Theater! On his tiny home planet, a young boy spends…

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January 2018

Zegner Sister 2 in Proving Up by Mizzoli/ Vavrek

Washington National Opera,
January 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Proving Up New Hour-Long Opera Part of the American Opera Initiative Festival In the fall of 2016 at Opera Philadelphia, composer Missy Mazzoli and librettist Royce Vavrek electrified both audiences and critics with their premiere of Breaking the Waves, which now "stands among the best 21st-century operas yet produced" (Opera News). On the heels of their enormous success, these two important new talents in American music reunite to create a captivating tale of homesteading in the American West. In Proving Up, based on a coming-of-age short story by…

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Zegner Sister 2 in Proving Up by Mizzoli/ Vavrek

Washington National Opera,
January 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

Proving Up New Hour-Long Opera Part of the American Opera Initiative Festival In the fall of 2016 at Opera Philadelphia, composer Missy Mazzoli and librettist Royce Vavrek electrified both audiences and critics with their premiere of Breaking the Waves, which now "stands among the best 21st-century operas yet produced" (Opera News). On the heels of their enormous success, these two important new talents in American music reunite to create a captivating tale of homesteading in the American West. In Proving Up, based on a coming-of-age short story by…

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Tancredi in Erminia by Scarlatti

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2700 F St. NW
Washington, DC, 20566 United States
January 30, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A. Scarlatti: Erminia, Tancredi,  Polidoro e Pastore serenata for 4 voices and instruments (Naples, 1723) Erminia: , soprano Tancredi: , Allegra De Vita, mezzosoprano   Polidoro: , tenor   Pastore: , bass Erminia is the last grand serenata for voices and instruments by Alessandro Scarlatti. It was composed in 1723 on the occasion of the wedding of Ferdinando Colonna, Prince of Stigliano, and performed with great pomp at the family’s palace, Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano in Naples.  It was an extraordinary…

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Tancredi in Erminia by Scarlatti

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2700 F St. NW
Washington, DC, 20566 United States
January 31, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A. Scarlatti: Erminia, Tancredi,  Polidoro e Pastore serenata for 4 voices and instruments (Naples, 1723) Erminia: , soprano Tancredi: , Allegra De Vita, mezzosoprano   Polidoro: , tenor   Pastore: , bass Erminia is the last grand serenata for voices and instruments by Alessandro Scarlatti. It was composed in 1723 on the occasion of the wedding of Ferdinando Colonna, Prince of Stigliano, and performed with great pomp at the family’s palace, Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano in Naples.  It was an extraordinary…

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February 2018

Tancredi in Erminia by Scarlatti

Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 899 10th Avenue
New York, NY 10019 United States
February 2, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A. Scarlatti: Erminia, Tancredi,  Polidoro e Pastore serenata for 4 voices and instruments (Naples, 1723) Erminia: , soprano Tancredi: , Allegra De Vita, mezzosoprano   Polidoro: , tenor   Pastore: , bass Erminia is the last grand serenata for voices and instruments by Alessandro Scarlatti. It was composed in 1723 on the occasion of the wedding of Ferdinando Colonna, Prince of Stigliano, and performed with great pomp at the family’s palace, Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano in Naples.  It was an extraordinary…

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March 2018

Tebaldo in Don Carlo by Verdi

Washington National Opera,
March 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

Don Carlo Music by Giuseppe Verdi / Libretto by Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle In Italian with Projected English Titles New Co-Production with Opera Philadelphia and Minnesota Opera Family ties fray and unravel in Verdi's spectacle of forbidden passion, political intrigue, and shattering betrayal set at the height of the Spanish Empire. Don Carlo, the King of Spain's son, laments that Elisabeth of Valois, the woman he loves, has been forced to marry his father to forge peace with…

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Tebaldo in Don Carlo by Verdi

Washington National Opera,
March 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

Don Carlo Music by Giuseppe Verdi / Libretto by Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle In Italian with Projected English Titles New Co-Production with Opera Philadelphia and Minnesota Opera Family ties fray and unravel in Verdi's spectacle of forbidden passion, political intrigue, and shattering betrayal set at the height of the Spanish Empire. Don Carlo, the King of Spain's son, laments that Elisabeth of Valois, the woman he loves, has been forced to marry his father to forge peace with…

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Tebaldo in Don Carlo by Verdi

Washington National Opera,
March 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

Don Carlo Music by Giuseppe Verdi / Libretto by Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle In Italian with Projected English Titles New Co-Production with Opera Philadelphia and Minnesota Opera Family ties fray and unravel in Verdi's spectacle of forbidden passion, political intrigue, and shattering betrayal set at the height of the Spanish Empire. Don Carlo, the King of Spain's son, laments that Elisabeth of Valois, the woman he loves, has been forced to marry his father to forge peace with…

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Tebaldo in Don Carlo by Verdi

Washington National Opera,
March 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

Don Carlo Music by Giuseppe Verdi / Libretto by Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle In Italian with Projected English Titles New Co-Production with Opera Philadelphia and Minnesota Opera Family ties fray and unravel in Verdi's spectacle of forbidden passion, political intrigue, and shattering betrayal set at the height of the Spanish Empire. Don Carlo, the King of Spain's son, laments that Elisabeth of Valois, the woman he loves, has been forced to marry his father to forge peace with…

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Tebaldo in Don Carlo by Verdi

Washington National Opera,
March 14, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

Don Carlo Music by Giuseppe Verdi / Libretto by Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle In Italian with Projected English Titles New Co-Production with Opera Philadelphia and Minnesota Opera Family ties fray and unravel in Verdi's spectacle of forbidden passion, political intrigue, and shattering betrayal set at the height of the Spanish Empire. Don Carlo, the King of Spain's son, laments that Elisabeth of Valois, the woman he loves, has been forced to marry his father to forge peace with…

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Tebaldo in Don Carlo by Verdi

Washington National Opera,
March 16, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

Don Carlo Music by Giuseppe Verdi / Libretto by Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle In Italian with Projected English Titles New Co-Production with Opera Philadelphia and Minnesota Opera Family ties fray and unravel in Verdi's spectacle of forbidden passion, political intrigue, and shattering betrayal set at the height of the Spanish Empire. Don Carlo, the King of Spain's son, laments that Elisabeth of Valois, the woman he loves, has been forced to marry his father to forge peace with…

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Tebaldo in Don Carlo by Verdi

Washington National Opera,
March 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Don Carlo Music by Giuseppe Verdi / Libretto by Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle In Italian with Projected English Titles New Co-Production with Opera Philadelphia and Minnesota Opera Family ties fray and unravel in Verdi's spectacle of forbidden passion, political intrigue, and shattering betrayal set at the height of the Spanish Empire. Don Carlo, the King of Spain's son, laments that Elisabeth of Valois, the woman he loves, has been forced to marry his father to forge peace with…

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May 2018

Rosina in The Barber of Seville by Rossini

Washington National Opera,
May 17, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

The Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia) Music by Gioachino Rossini / Libretto by Cesare Sterbini In Italian with Projected English Titles WNO Production "Figaro! Figaro! Fiiigarooo!" Indeed, demand is at an all-time high for the sharp-scissored and equally sharp-witted barber of Seville. Chief among the clamoring masses is Count Almaviva, who begs his friend to help him woo the beautiful young Rosina. The catch? A bumbling, older doctor has claimed her first! Pulling from a bottomless bag of…

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Previous Performances

Washington National Opera: Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program Recital

Kreeger Museum, 2401 Foxhall Road, NW
Washington D.C., 20007 United States
October 21 @ 8:00 pm

  The inaugural evening of the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program's recital series will be held in the Great Hall of The Kreeger Museum on Saturday, October 21. The series offers the opportunity to hear emerging operatic talents perform in a more intimate setting, without the trappings of sets, lighting, and costumes. The intimate relationships between voice and piano, poetry and music will be featured in repertoire inspired by the gallery's fine collection, illuminating the connections between creative artists across different genres.…

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Inaugural Concert of the Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program

Washington National Opera,
October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Millenium Stage 10/10/2017 at 6:00 PM Live streaming https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkJhhYVRGkw   Join us for the inaugural concert of the Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program 2017–2018 recital series. Soprano Leah Hawkins, mezzo-soprano Allegra De Vita, and tenor Frederick Ballentine from WNO’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program present a recital of art song and concert works, exploring the relationship between text and music, poet and composer, pianist and voice. This recital is an intimate window into the many facets of an opera singer’s artistry,…

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Title cover in Elizabeth Cree by Puts/Campbell

Opera Philadelphia,
September 23 @ 12:00 am - 4:15 pm

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts and librettist Mark Campbell, the team behind the acclaimed Silent Night, return to Opera Philadelphia for the world premiere of a chamber opera based on Peter Ackroyd's "downright exhilarating" (LA Times) novel, The Trial of Elizabeth Cree. Set in London in the 1880s, this highly suspenseful and theatrical opera interweaves several narratives: the trial of the titular heroine for the poisoning of her husband; a series of brutal murders committed by a Jack the Ripper-style killer;…

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Title cover in Elizabeth Cree by Puts/Campbell

Opera Philadelphia,
September 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts and librettist Mark Campbell, the team behind the acclaimed Silent Night, return to Opera Philadelphia for the world premiere of a chamber opera based on Peter Ackroyd's "downright exhilarating" (LA Times) novel, The Trial of Elizabeth Cree. Set in London in the 1880s, this highly suspenseful and theatrical opera interweaves several narratives: the trial of the titular heroine for the poisoning of her husband; a series of brutal murders committed by a Jack the Ripper-style killer;…

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Title cover in Elizabeth Cree by Puts/Campbell

Opera Philadelphia,
September 19 @ 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts and librettist Mark Campbell, the team behind the acclaimed Silent Night, return to Opera Philadelphia for the world premiere of a chamber opera based on Peter Ackroyd's "downright exhilarating" (LA Times) novel, The Trial of Elizabeth Cree. Set in London in the 1880s, this highly suspenseful and theatrical opera interweaves several narratives: the trial of the titular heroine for the poisoning of her husband; a series of brutal murders committed by a Jack the Ripper-style killer;…

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Title cover in Elizabeth Cree by Puts/Campbell

Opera Philadelphia,
September 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts and librettist Mark Campbell, the team behind the acclaimed Silent Night, return to Opera Philadelphia for the world premiere of a chamber opera based on Peter Ackroyd's "downright exhilarating" (LA Times) novel, The Trial of Elizabeth Cree. Set in London in the 1880s, this highly suspenseful and theatrical opera interweaves several narratives: the trial of the titular heroine for the poisoning of her husband; a series of brutal murders committed by a Jack the Ripper-style killer;…

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Title cover in Elizabeth Cree by Puts/Campbell

Opera Philadelphia,
September 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts and librettist Mark Campbell, the team behind the acclaimed Silent Night, return to Opera Philadelphia for the world premiere of a chamber opera based on Peter Ackroyd's "downright exhilarating" (LA Times) novel, The Trial of Elizabeth Cree. Set in London in the 1880s, this highly suspenseful and theatrical opera interweaves several narratives: the trial of the titular heroine for the poisoning of her husband; a series of brutal murders committed by a Jack the Ripper-style killer;…

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Arsamenes in Xerxes by Handel

Glimmerglass Music Festival,
August 18 @ 7:30 pm

The 2017 season will include Handel's Baroque masterpiece Xerxes. Handel's tale of the Persian king reveals a more domestic view of history's fierce conqueror in a plot in which romantic attraction threatens fraternal loyalty. Countertenor John Holiday, last seen at Glimmerglass as Cesare in Cato in Utica, will return to sing the title role. 2016 Young Artist Allegra De Vita joins him as his brother and rival in love, Arsamenes. De Vita joins the Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist…

Arsamenes in Xerxes by Handel

Glimmerglass Music Festival,
August 12 @ 8:00 pm

The 2017 season will include Handel's Baroque masterpiece Xerxes. Handel's tale of the Persian king reveals a more domestic view of history's fierce conqueror in a plot in which romantic attraction threatens fraternal loyalty. Countertenor John Holiday, last seen at Glimmerglass as Cesare in Cato in Utica, will return to sing the title role. 2016 Young Artist Allegra De Vita joins him as his brother and rival in love, Arsamenes. De Vita joins the Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist…

The Stars’ Night Out

Glimmerglass Music Festival,
August 10 @ 11:00 pm

The principal artists of the 2017 Festival present varied musical programs, from opera to pop to jazz to country.  

Arsamenes in Xerxes by Handel

Glimmerglass Music Festival,
August 6 @ 1:30 pm

The 2017 season will include Handel's Baroque masterpiece Xerxes. Handel's tale of the Persian king reveals a more domestic view of history's fierce conqueror in a plot in which romantic attraction threatens fraternal loyalty. Countertenor John Holiday, last seen at Glimmerglass as Cesare in Cato in Utica, will return to sing the title role. 2016 Young Artist Allegra De Vita joins him as his brother and rival in love, Arsamenes. De Vita joins the Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist…

Arsamenes in Xerxes by Handel

Glimmerglass Music Festival,
August 1 @ 1:30 pm

The 2017 season will include Handel's Baroque masterpiece Xerxes. Handel's tale of the Persian king reveals a more domestic view of history's fierce conqueror in a plot in which romantic attraction threatens fraternal loyalty. Countertenor John Holiday, last seen at Glimmerglass as Cesare in Cato in Utica, will return to sing the title role. 2016 Young Artist Allegra De Vita joins him as his brother and rival in love, Arsamenes. De Vita joins the Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist…

Arsamenes in Xerxes by Handel

Glimmerglass Music Festival,
July 20 @ 7:30 pm

The 2017 season will include Handel's Baroque masterpiece Xerxes. Handel's tale of the Persian king reveals a more domestic view of history's fierce conqueror in a plot in which romantic attraction threatens fraternal loyalty. Countertenor John Holiday, last seen at Glimmerglass as Cesare in Cato in Utica, will return to sing the title role. 2016 Young Artist Allegra De Vita joins him as his brother and rival in love, Arsamenes. De Vita joins the Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist…

Arsamenes in Xerxes by Handel

Glimmerglass Music Festival,
July 15 @ 8:00 pm

The 2017 season will include Handel's Baroque masterpiece Xerxes. Handel's tale of the Persian king reveals a more domestic view of history's fierce conqueror in a plot in which romantic attraction threatens fraternal loyalty. Countertenor John Holiday, last seen at Glimmerglass as Cesare in Cato in Utica, will return to sing the title role. 2016 Young Artist Allegra De Vita joins him as his brother and rival in love, Arsamenes. De Vita joins the Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist…

Kate Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly by Puccini

Washington National Opera,
May 21 @ 2:00 pm

In this eye-popping staging of Puccini's immortal tragedy, a dashing American naval officer chooses a naïve young geisha to be his bride, only to betray her--leading to one of the most devastating and legendary final scenes in all of opera.  

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Kate Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly by Puccini

Washington National Opera,
May 20 @ 7:00 pm

In this eye-popping staging of Puccini's immortal tragedy, a dashing American naval officer chooses a naïve young geisha to be his bride, only to betray her--leading to one of the most devastating and legendary final scenes in all of opera.  

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Kate Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly by Puccini

Washington National Opera,
May 19 @ 7:30 pm

In this eye-popping staging of Puccini's immortal tragedy, a dashing American naval officer chooses a naïve young geisha to be his bride, only to betray her--leading to one of the most devastating and legendary final scenes in all of opera.  

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Kate Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly by Puccini

Washington National Opera,
May 18 @ 7:30 pm

In this eye-popping staging of Puccini's immortal tragedy, a dashing American naval officer chooses a naïve young geisha to be his bride, only to betray her--leading to one of the most devastating and legendary final scenes in all of opera.  

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Kate Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly by Puccini

Washington National Opera,
May 17 @ 7:30 pm

In this eye-popping staging of Puccini's immortal tragedy, a dashing American naval officer chooses a naïve young geisha to be his bride, only to betray her--leading to one of the most devastating and legendary final scenes in all of opera.  

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Kate Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly by Puccini

Washington National Opera,
May 15 @ 7:00 pm

In this eye-popping staging of Puccini's immortal tragedy, a dashing American naval officer chooses a naïve young geisha to be his bride, only to betray her--leading to one of the most devastating and legendary final scenes in all of opera.  

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Kate Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly by Puccini

Washington National Opera,
May 14 @ 2:00 pm

In this eye-popping staging of Puccini's immortal tragedy, a dashing American naval officer chooses a naïve young geisha to be his bride, only to betray her--leading to one of the most devastating and legendary final scenes in all of opera.  

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Kate Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly by Puccini

Washington National Opera,
May 13 @ 7:00 pm

In this eye-popping staging of Puccini's immortal tragedy, a dashing American naval officer chooses a naïve young geisha to be his bride, only to betray her--leading to one of the most devastating and legendary final scenes in all of opera.  

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Kate Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly by Puccini

Washington National Opera,
May 11 @ 7:30 pm

In this eye-popping staging of Puccini's immortal tragedy, a dashing American naval officer chooses a naïve young geisha to be his bride, only to betray her--leading to one of the most devastating and legendary final scenes in all of opera.  

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Kate Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly by Puccini

Washington National Opera,
May 10 @ 7:30 pm

In this eye-popping staging of Puccini's immortal tragedy, a dashing American naval officer chooses a naïve young geisha to be his bride, only to betray her--leading to one of the most devastating and legendary final scenes in all of opera.  

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Kate Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly by Puccini

Washington National Opera,
May 9 @ 7:30 pm

In this eye-popping staging of Puccini's immortal tragedy, a dashing American naval officer chooses a naïve young geisha to be his bride, only to betray her--leading to one of the most devastating and legendary final scenes in all of opera.  

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Kate Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly by Puccini

Washington National Opera,
May 8 @ 7:00 pm

In this eye-popping staging of Puccini's immortal tragedy, a dashing American naval officer chooses a naïve young geisha to be his bride, only to betray her--leading to one of the most devastating and legendary final scenes in all of opera.  

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Kate Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly by Puccini

Washington National Opera,
May 7 @ 12:30 pm

In this eye-popping staging of Puccini's immortal tragedy, a dashing American naval officer chooses a naïve young geisha to be his bride, only to betray her--leading to one of the most devastating and legendary final scenes in all of opera.

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Kate Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly by Puccini

Washington National Opera,
May 6 @ 7:00 pm

In this eye-popping staging of Puccini's immortal tragedy, a dashing American naval officer chooses a naïve young geisha to be his bride, only to betray her--leading to one of the most devastating and legendary final scenes in all of opera.

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Mozart’s Requiem, K. 626 with Choral Arts Society of Washington

Washington National Opera,
April 23 @ 5:00 pm

The Program: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem, K. 626 Johann Sebastian Bach:  Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, BWV 51 Jake Runestad: World Premiere Commission Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus, K. 618 Featured Artists: Scott Tucker, conductor | Bio Yuanming Song, soprano Allegra De Vita, mezzo-soprano | Bio Matthew Loyal Smith, tenor | Bio Wei Wu, bass | Bio Jake Runestad, composer | Bio   Choral Arts Chorus | Bio  

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Olga in Eugene Onegin by Tchaikovsky

Syracuse Opera, 411 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, NY 13202 United States
April 9 @ 2:00 pm

Tatyana, a country girl, yearns for more than the compromise and routine of provincial family life. Hoping she has met her true fate in Eugene Onegin, a brilliant and glamorous society bachelor visiting from Moscow, she pours out her love for him in an impulsive and passionate letter, setting off an inexorable and tragic chain of events

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Olga in Eugene Onegin by Tchaikovsky

Syracuse Opera, 411 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, NY 13202 United States
April 7 @ 8:00 pm

Tatyana, a country girl, yearns for more than the compromise and routine of provincial family life. Hoping she has met her true fate in Eugene Onegin, a brilliant and glamorous society bachelor visiting from Moscow, she pours out her love for him in an impulsive and passionate letter, setting off an inexorable and tragic chain of events

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Justice at the Opera with Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Washington National Opera,
March 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg joins WNO Artistic Director and host Francesca Zambello for a fascinating discussion of the legal issues presented by famous arias and scenes from operas, as sung by the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists.. Allegra to sing Carmen in the Seguidilla Duet as well as Meg Page in a scene from Falstaff.

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Isaura and title cover in Tancredi by Rossini

Opera Philadelphia,
February 19 @ 2:30 pm - 8:00 pm

This medieval story of chivalry and tragic love is transported to post-World War I Europe in our production of Tancredi. The beautiful music of a young Rossini provides the soundtrack for the love between the exiled solider Tancredi and the beautiful Amenaide, daughter of the powerful Argirio. When Amenaide is sentenced to death for a treason she did not commit, a disguised Tancredi fights to defend both his love and home.

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Isaura and title cover in Tancredi by Rossini

Opera Philadelphia,
February 17 @ 8:00 pm

This medieval story of chivalry and tragic love is transported to post-World War I Europe in our production of Tancredi. The beautiful music of a young Rossini provides the soundtrack for the love between the exiled solider Tancredi and the beautiful Amenaide, daughter of the powerful Argirio. When Amenaide is sentenced to death for a treason she did not commit, a disguised Tancredi fights to defend both his love and home.

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Isaura and title cover in Tancredi by Rossini

Opera Philadelphia,
February 15 @ 7:30 pm

This medieval story of chivalry and tragic love is transported to post-World War I Europe in our production of Tancredi. The beautiful music of a young Rossini provides the soundtrack for the love between the exiled solider Tancredi and the beautiful Amenaide, daughter of the powerful Argirio. When Amenaide is sentenced to death for a treason she did not commit, a disguised Tancredi fights to defend both his love and home.

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Isaura and title cover in Tancredi by Rossini

Opera Philadelphia,
February 12 @ 2:30 pm

This medieval story of chivalry and tragic love is transported to post-World War I Europe in our production of Tancredi. The beautiful music of a young Rossini provides the soundtrack for the love between the exiled solider Tancredi and the beautiful Amenaide, daughter of the powerful Argirio. When Amenaide is sentenced to death for a treason she did not commit, a disguised Tancredi fights to defend both his love and home.

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Isaura and title cover in Tancredi by Rossini

Opera Philadelphia,
February 10 @ 8:00 pm

This medieval story of chivalry and tragic love is transported to post-World War I Europe in our production of Tancredi. The beautiful music of a young Rossini provides the soundtrack for the love between the exiled solider Tancredi and the beautiful Amenaide, daughter of the powerful Argirio. When Amenaide is sentenced to death for a treason she did not commit, a disguised Tancredi fights to defend both his love and home.

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The Dictator’s Wife in The Dictator’s Wife by Fairouz/ Hanif

Washington National Opera,
January 15 @ 2:00 pm

In the world premiere of this bitingly satirical work, the wife of a once-powerful dictator bemoans how she must now answer for the atrocities committed by her husband, who cowers in the bathroom as the country falls apart.

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The Dictator’s Wife in The Dictator’s Wife by Fairouz/ Hanif

Washington National Opera,
January 13 @ 7:30 pm

In the world premiere of this bitingly satirical work, the wife of a once-powerful dictator bemoans how she must now answer for the atrocities committed by her husband, who cowers in the bathroom as the country falls apart.

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Handel’s Messiah

Middletown Performing Arts Center, 200 LaRosa Lane
Middletown, CT 06457 United States
December 18, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Hallelujah! The NHSO and Christ Church Choir celebrate the holiday season with Handel's beloved vocal masterpiece, Messiah.  A portion of the proceeds from this concert will be donated to the New Haven Community Soup Kitchen Featuring: William Boughton, conductor Allegra De Vita, alto solist Greater Middletown Choral

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Handel’s Messiah

First Congregational Church, 26 Meetinghouse Lane
Madison, CT 06443 United States
December 17, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Hallelujah! The NHSO and Christ Church Choir celebrate the holiday season with Handel's beloved vocal masterpiece, Messiah.  A portion of the proceeds from this concert will be donated to the New Haven Community Soup Kitchen Featuring: William Boughton, conductor Allegra De Vita, alto solist Christ Church Choir

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Handel’s Messiah

Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825 United States
December 16, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Hallelujah! The NHSO and Christ Church Choir celebrate the holiday season with Handel's beloved vocal masterpiece, Messiah.  A portion of the proceeds from this concert will be donated to the New Haven Community Soup Kitchen Featuring: William Boughton, conductor Allegra De Vita, alto solist Christ Church Choir

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Handel’s Messiah

Woolsey Hall, 500 College Street
New Haven, CT 06511 United States
December 15, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Hallelujah! The NHSO and Christ Church Choir celebrate the holiday season with Handel's beloved vocal masterpiece, Messiah.  A portion of the proceeds from this concert will be donated to the New Haven Community Soup Kitchen Featuring: William Boughton, conductor Allegra De Vita, alto solist Christ Church Choir

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Apollo Orchestra Concert

Apollo Orchestra, 3825 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC, 20016 United States
October 30, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Hammond Performing Arts Series Presents the Metropolitan Opera New England Regional Finalists

Brimmer & May School, 60 Middlesex Road
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 United States
October 16, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The next Hammond Performing Arts Series concert on October 16 will feature a program of arias, duets, and trios performed by the 2016 New England Regional Finalists of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions – soprano Jacquelyn Stucker, mezzo-soprano Allegra De Vita, and bass-baritone Erik Van Heyningen – with host and pianist John Moriarty. Complimentary reservations for this concert can be made by calling Hammond Residential Real Estate at 617-731-4644 x View more The next Hammond Performing Arts Series concert…

Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart (Emerging Artist Performance)

Washington National Opera,
October 1, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The barber of Seville is getting hitched--and it's a day of madness in the palace! Mozart's comic masterpiece comes to life through enchanting music and absurd mix-ups in a charming exploration of the perils of temptation and the triumph of love.

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Glimmerglass Music Festival,
August 26, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Back by popular demand, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg continues to delight Glimmerglass audiences by sharing her passion for opera and her perspective on law in the arts. The program features a lively balance of performance and commentary, with members of the Young Artists Program enacting selected scenes that deal with law and justice, followed by Justice Ginsburg’s engaging insights. Order your tickets early for this sell-out event. Allegra to sing the Carmen Seguidilla Duet.

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Pippo in La Gazza Ladra

Glimmerglass Music Festival,
August 25, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:20 pm

Everyone seems to be in love with Ninetta, but when she takes the blame for a theft perpetrated by a bird, her life is turned upside down. This rarely heard comic opera boasts a dazzling score and sensational situations. “Rossini’s The Thieving Magpie has all the hallmarks of a typical rescue opera – a heroine in distress, unjustly accused of a crime she did not commit; a dastardly and powerful lecher who offers freedom in return for her acquiescence; true…

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2017 Preview and Brunch

Glimmerglass Music Festival,
August 21, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Artistic and General Director Francesca Zambello previews the 2017 Season with members of the Young Artist Program while you enjoy a delicious brunch.  Allegra to sing Xerses' famous aria "Ombra Mai Fu."

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Pippo in La Gazza Ladra

Glimmerglass Music Festival,
August 20, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:20 pm

Everyone seems to be in love with Ninetta, but when she takes the blame for a theft perpetrated by a bird, her life is turned upside down. This rarely heard comic opera boasts a dazzling score and sensational situations. “Rossini’s The Thieving Magpie has all the hallmarks of a typical rescue opera – a heroine in distress, unjustly accused of a crime she did not commit; a dastardly and powerful lecher who offers freedom in return for her acquiescence; true…

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Spotlight on Rossini: John Julius Norwich

Glimmerglass Music Festival,
August 20, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

After a musical program featuring songs and arias by the composer of The Barber of Seville and The Thieving Magpie, along with other bel canto selections, historian John Julius Norwich returns to present "A Few Thoughts on Rossini." Allegra to sing Rossini’s La Regata Veneziana and The Cat Duet

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Pippo in La Gazza Ladra

Glimmerglass Music Festival,
August 16, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm

Everyone seems to be in love with Ninetta, but when she takes the blame for a theft perpetrated by a bird, her life is turned upside down. This rarely heard comic opera boasts a dazzling score and sensational situations. “Rossini’s The Thieving Magpie has all the hallmarks of a typical rescue opera – a heroine in distress, unjustly accused of a crime she did not commit; a dastardly and powerful lecher who offers freedom in return for her acquiescence; true…

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2017 Preview and Brunch

Glimmerglass Music Festival,
August 14, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Artistic and General Director Francesca Zambello previews the 2017 Season with members of the Young Artist Program while you enjoy a delicious brunch.  Allegra to sing Xerses' famous aria "Ombra Mai Fu."

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Pippo in La Gazza Ladra

Glimmerglass Music Festival,
August 12, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:20 pm

Everyone seems to be in love with Ninetta, but when she takes the blame for a theft perpetrated by a bird, her life is turned upside down. This rarely heard comic opera boasts a dazzling score and sensational situations. “Rossini’s The Thieving Magpie has all the hallmarks of a typical rescue opera – a heroine in distress, unjustly accused of a crime she did not commit; a dastardly and powerful lecher who offers freedom in return for her acquiescence; true…

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Pippo in La Gazza Ladra

Glimmerglass Music Festival,
August 7, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm

Everyone seems to be in love with Ninetta, but when she takes the blame for a theft perpetrated by a bird, her life is turned upside down. This rarely heard comic opera boasts a dazzling score and sensational situations. “Rossini’s The Thieving Magpie has all the hallmarks of a typical rescue opera – a heroine in distress, unjustly accused of a crime she did not commit; a dastardly and powerful lecher who offers freedom in return for her acquiescence; true…

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2017 Preview and Brunch

Glimmerglass Music Festival,
August 7, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Artistic and General Director Francesca Zambello previews the 2017 Season with members of the Young Artist Program while you enjoy a delicious brunch.  Allegra to sing Xerses' famous aria "Ombra Mai Fu."

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Pippo in La Gazza Ladra

Glimmerglass Music Festival,
July 29, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

Everyone seems to be in love with Ninetta, but when she takes the blame for a theft perpetrated by a bird, her life is turned upside down. This rarely heard comic opera boasts a dazzling score and sensational situations. “Rossini’s The Thieving Magpie has all the hallmarks of a typical rescue opera – a heroine in distress, unjustly accused of a crime she did not commit; a dastardly and powerful lecher who offers freedom in return for her acquiescence; true…

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Pippo in La Gazza Ladra

Glimmerglass Music Festival,
July 25, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm

Everyone seems to be in love with Ninetta, but when she takes the blame for a theft perpetrated by a bird, her life is turned upside down. This rarely heard comic opera boasts a dazzling score and sensational situations. “Rossini’s The Thieving Magpie has all the hallmarks of a typical rescue opera – a heroine in distress, unjustly accused of a crime she did not commit; a dastardly and powerful lecher who offers freedom in return for her acquiescence; true…

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Pippo in La Gazza Ladra

Glimmerglass Music Festival,
July 16, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:20 pm

Everyone seems to be in love with Ninetta, but when she takes the blame for a theft perpetrated by a bird, her life is turned upside down. This rarely heard comic opera boasts a dazzling score and sensational situations. “Rossini’s The Thieving Magpie has all the hallmarks of a typical rescue opera – a heroine in distress, unjustly accused of a crime she did not commit; a dastardly and powerful lecher who offers freedom in return for her acquiescence; true…

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Lola in Cavalleria Rusticana by Mascagni & The Monitor in Suor Angelica by Puccini

Opera Theater of Connecticut,
June 1, 2009