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WNO Announces Star-Studded Gala With Renee Fleming, Denyce Graves, and Leslie Odom Jr., 6/3 WNO Announces Star-Studded Gala With Renee Fleming, Denyce Graves, and Leslie Odom Jr., 6/3
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announces an exciting conclusion to its 2016–2017 season: the 2017 WNO Opera Gala, celebrating WNO Board Chairman Jacqueline Badger Mars, who will step down as Chairman this summer. The Gala, on Saturday, June 3, 2017, will include a concert in the Kennedy Cente... (more...)
Washington Concert Opera Announces 2017/18 Season Washington Concert Opera Announces 2017/18 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

Washington Concert Opera is proud to announce its 2017-2018 lineup. WCO begins its year with a performance of Bellini's La straniera on November 19th and ending on February 18th, 2018 with Donizetti's Maria di Rohan.... (more...)
Washington National Opera Presents MADAME BUTTERFLY, 5/6-21 Washington National Opera Presents MADAME BUTTERFLY, 5/6-21
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2017

Washington National Opera's 2016–2017 season concludes with one of the most beloved operas in the repertory, Puccini's Madame Butterfly, May 6– 21, 2017 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Featuring some of the most enduring and memorable music in all of opera, this production also features dazzling ... (more...)
BWW Review: Washington National Opera's CHAMPION is a Winner BWW Review: Washington National Opera's CHAMPION is a Winner
by Benjamin Tomchik - March 07, 2017

Who among us hasn't fought for acceptance and inner peace? That alone makes Champion a winner.... (more...)
Review Roundup: WNO's DEAD MAN WALKING Review Roundup: WNO's DEAD MAN WALKING
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2017

The Washington National Opera opened Dead Man Walking on February 25, which continues throughMarch 11, 2017 in the Opera House. It is based on Sister Helen Prejean's acclaimed 1993 memoir, which tells of her time working with death row inmates at Louisiana State Penitentiary and of a particular rela... (more...)
BWW Review: Washington National Opera Presents Bold and Haunting DEAD MAN WALKING at the Kennedy Center BWW Review: Washington National Opera Presents Bold and Haunting DEAD MAN WALKING at the Kennedy Center
by Barbara Johnson - February 27, 2017

Rooted in the moral conflict between society's thirst for justice and Christianity's tenet of forgiveness, the modern American opera DEAD MAN WALKING is an apt selection for the Washington National Opera this season. With a moving score by Jake Heggie and an honest, straightforward libretto by Terre... (more...)