Director Ethan McSweeny wants to make it "as immediate and exciting as possible"
An old-fashioned charmer enhanced by an artistic eye, the WNO's Faust gives the Devil his due
The Washington National Opera's lovely, affecting "Eugene Onegin" offers a rare Russian treat
The new Artistic Director of the In Series, Timothy Nelson is taking exciting new risks with bold mash-ups
WNO’s La traviata presents Verdi’s classic soberly, subtly, and with touching clarity
Graves, who stars as the Old Lady, lauds the message of Candide
Expect to laugh more than you thought possible in the company of a full orchestra, wigs, Counts, and world-class singing
If you come to "Don Carlo" just to listen to the singing, you won't be disappointed.
Washington National Opera's "Alcina" showcases baroque music with a contemporary soul.
Aida's confusing staging is offset by powerful sopranos and grand production
WNO's "Madame Butterfly" blends beautiful opera with an overwhelming art concept
Based on the real-life social experiment of a chimp raised as if she was a human child
Terence Blanchard's jazz opera Champion comes out swinging and delivers some powerful punches
The Washington National Opera's Dead Man Walking is what modern opera should be
The Daughter of the Regiment offers much-needed respite from tumultuous times