The Wolf Trap Opera Company presents the world premiere of The Inspector, a comic opera commissioned from John Musto and Mark Campbell, the same team that brought us the opera Volpone. In this Classical Conversation with Nicole Lacroix, librettist Mark Campbell and Wolf Trap Opera Company Director Kim Witman describe the evolution of a new opera...from commission to workshop, to earning a place in the repertoire. The Inspector opens April 27th, and continues April 29th and May 1st at the Barns at Wolf Trap.
This WETA TV 26 production explores the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for more than 400,000 Americans. This revered place honors the dead and brings great meaning to the living.Learn more →
Author Sue Eisenfeld discusses the creation of Shenandoah National Park, which involved displacing thousands of longtime residents from Virginia's Blue Ridge mountains.Watch now →
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