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Leah Crocetto (Elisabetta) and Russell Thomas (Don Carlo) © Scott Suchman
Washington

Musically resplendent Don Carlo in Washington

By , 03 March 2018
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Triumphal Scene, Act 2 © Scott Suchman
Washington

Graffiti meets Nefertiti: Aida in Washington DC

By , 09 September 2017
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Ermonela Jaho (Cio-Cio San) and Brian Jagde (Pinkerton) © Scott Suchman
Washington

Madama Butterfly an aesthetic treat at Washington National Opera

By , 06 May 2017
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Kate Lindsey (Sister Helen Prejean) and Michael Mayes (Joseph De Rocher) © Scott Suchman for WNO
Washington

Dead Man Walking in Washington DC an unforgettable emotional experience

By , 05 March 2017
*****
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Arthur Woodley (Emile Griffith) © Scott Suchman for WNO
Washington

Opera in Jazz: Terence Blanchard's Champion in Washington DC

By , 04 March 2017
***11
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Lisette Oropesa (Marie), Kevin Burdette (Sulpice) and Lawrence Brownlee (Tonio) © Scott Suchman
Washington

Washington National Opera's sparkling Daughter of the Regiment

By , 12 November 2016
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Amanda Majeski (Countess Almaviva) © Scott Suchman for WNO
Washington

Upstairs Downstairs comedy: Figaro opens Washington's season

By , 22 September 2016
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Eric Halfvarson (Hagen) © Scott Suchman
Washington

Twilight of the Gods gives way to an American dawn

By , 06 May 2016
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David Cangelosi (Mime) © Scott Suchman
Washington

Holding a mirror up to Nature: Zambello’s Siegfried

By , 04 May 2016
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Meagan Miller (Sieglinde) and Christopher Ventris (Siegmund) © Scott Suchman
Washington

Nature’s bonfire burns on: Zambello’s Die Walküre in Washington

By , 02 May 2016
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Alan Held, Elizabeth Bishop, Richard Cox, Melody Moore, Ryan McKinny © Scott Suchman for WNO
Washington

Manifest destiny and doom: Francesca Zambello’s All-American Ring

By , 30 April 2016
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Eric Owens (Stephen Kumalo) and Wynn Harmon (James Jarvis) © Karli Cadel
Washington

Broadway meets Opera in Washington's Lost in the Stars

By , 12 February 2016
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David Pittsinger (Robert E. Lee) © Scott Suchman
Washington

Operatic righteous anger or self-indulgence? Philip Glass' Appomattox Take 2

By , 14 November 2015
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Clémentine Margaine (Carmen) and Michael Todd Simpson (Escamillo) © Scott Suchman
Washington

Dance and Song are wed in Washington's Carmen

By , 19 September 2015
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David Portillo (Don Ramiro) and Tara Erraught (Angelina) © Scott Suchman
Washington

No longer by the cinders: Tara Erraught’s American debut in with WNO Cenerentola

By , 11 May 2015
***11
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Eric Owens (Dutchman) © Scott Suchman for WNO
Washington

Eric Owens' Flying Dutchman delivers in Washington

By , 07 March 2015
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Dolora Zajick (Madame de Croissy) and Layla Claire (Blanche de la Force) © Scott Suchman | WNO
Washington

An underwhelming Dialogues of the Carmelites from Francesca Zambello in Washington

By , 27 February 2015
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Philadelphia

Nabucco launches Opera Philadelphia's season with power

By , 06 October 2013
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Alyson Cambridge as Julie in Show Boat  ©  Scott Suchman
Washington

Zambello's Show Boat at the Washington National Opera

By , 10 May 2013
***11
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Angela Meade as Norma  ©  Scott Suchman for WNO
Washington

Unrealized potential: Angela Meade debuts in Norma at the Washington National Opera

By , 09 March 2013
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Patricia Racette as Manon Lescaut and Kamen Chanev as Chevalier des Grieux  ©  Scott Suchman for WNO
Washington

An abundantly emotional Manon Lescaut at the Kennedy Center

By , 02 March 2013
***11
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Ildar Abdrazakov and Soloman Howard,  ©  Scott Suchman
Washington

Abdrazakov's Don Giovanni woos and wows Washington DC

By , 26 September 2012
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Shalva Mukeria, Sondra Radvanovsky, and Oren Gradus in Anna Bolena  ©  Scott Suchman for WNO
Washington

Sondra Radvanovsky shines in Washington National Opera's Anna Bolena

By , 15 September 2012
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Sonia Ganassi as Charlotte and Andrew Foster-Williams as Albert.  ©  Scott Suchman
Washington

An Ever-Modern Werther Conquers Washington National Opera

By , 12 May 2012
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Franco Vassallo as Nabucco  ©  Scott Suchman.
Washington

Nabucco with Washington National Opera: A Hymn to Verdi

By , 05 May 2012
*****
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Joel Prieto, Elizabeth Futral, Renata Pokupic, Teddy Tahu Rhodes, and Christine Brandes in Cosi fan  ©  Scott Suchman for WNO
Washington

Così fan tutte – e sempre!

By , 25 February 2012
***11
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Sarah Coburn as Lucia and Michael Chioldi as Enrico  ©  Scott Suchman
Washington

Lucia in Washington: The House Always Wins

By , 10 November 2011
***11
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Patricia Racette and Alan Held  ©  Scott Suchman
Washington

The Other Side of Tosca

By , 20 September 2011
*****
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Domingo and Mathey  ©  Scott Suchman
Washington

Placido Domingo: A True Opera Visionary

By , 17 May 2011
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James Morris and Dwayne Croft  ©  Scott Suchman
Washington

The Recipe of True Happiness

By , 13 May 2011
*****
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Arancam and Martinez  ©  Scott Suchman for WNO
Washington

Getting Out of the Cocoon: Ana Maria Martinez Conquers the WNO

By , 08 March 2011
*****
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