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With "Otello," the Washington National Opera offers an extremely satisfying, grim telling of a timely classic
WNO’s Tosca delivers its heroine and famous arias with atmosphere and intimacy.
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
WNO’s La traviata presents Verdi’s classic soberly, subtly, and with touching clarity
Expect to laugh more than you thought possible in the company of a full orchestra, wigs, Counts, and world-class singing
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
Terence Blanchard's jazz opera Champion comes out swinging and delivers some powerful punches
In Terence Blanchard's stylized, jazz-infused Champion, a boxer struggles to come to grips with his sexuality with operatically devastating results.
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
Rocking no boats, WNO's "The Marriage of Figaro" is all about the music, the voices and the traditional
"Siegfried" and "Twilight of the Gods" offer visual, emotional and moral potency -- and a fist in the air for their female characters