Fresh from engagements with Seattle Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Lille Opera, and the Metropolitan Opera, the charismatic Wolf Trap Opera alumna, Kate Lindsey, returns for a special homecoming recital. The program includes music by Bizet, Liszt, and Ives as well as a new Song Cycle on Alma Mahler by Mohammed Fairouz and Selections from Miss Manners on Music by Dominick Argento. Classical WETA's Nicole Lacroix speaks with Kim Witman about this recital, and the Wolf Trap Opera Company's 40th anniversary season.
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