Opera in the Outfield at Nationals Park

August 28, 2021

Our 12th year of FREE opera and fun returns! WNO continues its partnership with the Washington Nationals for the 12th exciting year! Bring your family, friends, or a date to […]

Washington National Opera Musical Feast

April 20, 2021

The Washington National Opera Orchestra invites you to a MUSICAL FEAST  in partnership with Takoma Bev. Co. Tue., Apr. 20 at 6 p.m. Enjoy an evening of musical performances from the Washington National Opera Orchestra, […]

Weekly Arts Round Up, December 24, 2020

December 24, 2020

The year is wrapping up with gifts of virtual music and dance performances. Outdoors, you can head north to view lights in Anne Arundel or head west to count birds in Loudoun.

DC Artswatch: NBM, Mosaic, Ken Cen, Studio Conservatory, Hirshhorn

December 10, 2020

The National Building Museum, housed in the mammoth 1887 Pension Building at 401 F St. NW, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this week with a number of free online programs.

Pandemic Forces Performing Arts Leaders to Rethink

September 15, 2020

The Georgetowner asked leading figures in D.C. theater to suggest silver linings of the pandemic, even as it has stolen the livelihood of countless arts workers and threatened the very future of many performing arts organizations.

J’Nai Bridges: New Star of ‘Samson and Delilah’

March 11, 2020

Remaining performances in the Kennedy Center Opera House are Friday, March 13; Monday, March 16; and Saturday, March 21.

Spring Arts Preview: Performance

February 25, 2020

Noteworthy theater, music and dance happenings in D.C. this spring, assembled by Georgetowner performing arts writer Gary Tischler and cultural editor Richard Selden.

Verdi and Mozart at the Kennedy Center

November 5, 2019

The confluence of “Otello” and “The Magic Flute,” with each other and with the city’s joyous baseball victory, proved again that the world of opera might not be so elitist as some assume. 

Our Nationals, Now and Forever

October 31, 2019

Here in Washington, Wednesday’s game, we’re pretty sure, enveloped and drowned out the outside world, healed wounds and clamped down on the reality of political distraction and angry voices.

LAST CHANCE: Washington National Opera’s ‘Tosca’

May 23, 2019

The final performance of the Puccini classic will be this Saturday, May 25, at 7 p.m. in the Kennedy Center Opera House.