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Come Home: A Celebration of Return

Washington National Opera

Featuring a musical tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Monkey See Monkey Do

Opera NOVA

the score blends elements of Mexican mariachi and traditional folk melodies with the contemporary style ofthe Texas composer, Robert Xavier Rodriguez. The opera depicts a Mexican theme with arias and dances derived from Mexican folk melodies and the tradition of mariachi music.

Otello Verdi

Washington National Opera

Barber of Seville

Wolftrap Opera


Summer Opera Institue

Opera NOVA

Lucia Di Lammermoor

Maryland Lyric Opera

Maryland Lyric Opera presents its first fully staged opera – Donizetti’s beloved tragedy Lucia di Lammermoor at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in College Park. Resident Stage Director Nick Olcott directs the production and MDLO Music Director Louis Salemno conducts the MDLO Orchestra and Chorus.

La Cenerentola

Opaera NOVA

La Fanciulla Del West

Maryland Lyric Opera

Puccini’s rarely performed masterwork La Fanciulla del West is a romantic Western epic featuring one of opera’s greatest scores and lushest orchestrations. The two casts are led by internationally acclaimed sopranos Susan Bullock and Jill Gardner in the title role of Minnie, who stands alongside Tosca and Butterfly as one of Puccini’s greatest heroines. The 75-member Maryland Lyric Opera Orchestra appears on stage with the Maryland Lyric Opera Chorus and is conducted by Music Director Louis Salemno. Concert performance.

Le Nozze Di Figaro Opera Camerata of Washington DC

Performed at the Ambassador of Colombia's residence.

Performed at the Ambassador of Colombia's residence. Directed by Roger Riggle and Conducted by Stephen Czarkowski

lucia di Lammermoor Opera Camerata of Washington DC

House of the embassador of Portugal


Dulcamara in Elisir d'Amore by Donizetti

Center for Hellenic Studies, 3100 Whitehaven St NW, Washington DC

Singing the role of Dr. Dulcamara in Opera Camerata performance of Donizetti's comic love story Elisir d'Amore! Under the gracious patronage of the Ambassador of Greece H.E. Christos P. Panagopoulos cordially invites you to the Spring Gala Dinner and Performance. Conducted by Gregory Buchalter, Assistant Conductor at the Metropolitan Opera at the Kalorama Estate of Harvard University's Center for Hellenic Studies 3100 Whitehaven Street, NW, Washington DC (Complimentary onsite parking)

6:30 pm Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction (Stroll the grounds, visit the artwork and mosaics at the Center) 7:00 pm Dinner Buffet 8:00 pm Performance During intermission enjoy dessert!

Figaro, Le Nozze di Figaro

Teatro Municipal de Lima, Lima, Peru

Figaro, Le Nozze di Figaro

Teatro Municipal de Lima, Lima, Peru

Highlights of Previous Performances

Figaro Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart) Teatro Municipal, Lima, Peru
Don Alfonso Cosi Fan Tutte (Mozart) NOVA Opera, Arlington, Virginia

Giovanni  Il Corsaro (Verdi) Washington Concert Opera (Conductor Antony Walker) 

Colline, La Boheme (Puccini) Embassy of Sweden, Opera Camerata, Washington, DC

Don Basilio, Il Barbieri di Siviglia (Rossini) Opera Camerata, Washington, DC

Leporello, Don Giovanni (Mozart) Embassy of Portugal, Washington, DC
Don Juan, and Don Pedro, El Barberillo de Lavapies, Zarzuela Disi
Dr. Dulcamara, L'elisir d'amore (Donizetti) Bel Cantanti Opera, Washington, DC
Balthazar, Amahl and the Night Visitors (Menotti) Bel Cantanti Opera, Washington, DC
Ferrando, Il Trovatore, (Verdi) Maryland Opera Society
Wagner Faust Opera Camerata of DC
Banco, Macbeth, Amici Opera, Philadelphia, PA
Montano, Otello, Amici Opera, Philadelphia, PA