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The Marriage of Figaro, National Opera's season opener. Click for tickets

Opera in Washington – The 2016-2017 Season

August 19th 2016 by Susan Galbraith 2 Comments

– Notes from the talk delivered by Susan Galbraith at The Smithsonian on August 16th –

On a good day in the Greater Washington area there are more than 15 opera companies of various ilks and sizes. Not all present regular programming. Some, like Lorin Maazel’s Castleton  (still in hiatus after the maestro’s death), or Wolf […]

Julie Kent, new ____ Washington Ballet (Photo:  Dean Alexander)

Washington DC Dance Season – Highlights

August 18th 2016 by Robert Bettman Leave a Comment

Tuesday night, Trey Graham hosted the annual DC Theater Scene preview of the local theatre season at The Smithsonian. The discussion highlighted just a few specifics within the breadth of local offerings in theater, opera and musical theater, and dance. Here are a few of my recommendations for the coming season.

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