Wolf Trap Opera Company

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The Wolf Trap Opera Company was founded in 1971 as part of the program of the Wolf Trap Foundation located near the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts in Fairfax County, Virginia.wikipedia
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Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

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The Wolf Trap Opera Company was founded in 1971 as part of the program of the Wolf Trap Foundation located near the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts in Fairfax County, Virginia.
In addition, the Foundation operates the Wolf Trap Opera Company, a resident company for young opera singers.

Virginia

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The Wolf Trap Opera Company was founded in 1971 as part of the program of the Wolf Trap Foundation located near the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts in Fairfax County, Virginia.
Wolf Trap hosts the Wolf Trap Opera Company, which produces an opera festival every summer.

Lawrence Brownlee

Among notable alumni are Stephanie Blythe (1995 and 1996), Lawrence Brownlee (2001), Elizabeth Futral (1991), Denyce Graves (1989), Christine Goerke (1995), Nathan Gunn (1994 and 1995), Beverly Hoch (1980), Lisa Hopkins (2007), Michael Maniaci (2002), Simon O'Neill (2003), Dawn Upshaw (1985), Jennifer Larmore (1983), Mark Delavan (1988), Paul Austin Kelly (1987), James Maddalena (1975, 1976, and 1977), Mary Dunleavy (1993 and 1994), Robert Orth (1975, 1976, and 1979), Rockwell Blake (1974 and 1976), Richard Croft (1985), and Anna Christy (2000 and 2001).
Brownlee participated in young artist programs at the Seattle Opera and the Wolf Trap Opera Company.

John Holiday

Notable Filene Young Artists include Lisa Hopkins Seegmiller, John Holiday and Craig Colclough.
Subsequently, he went on to Wolf Trap Opera as a Filene Young Artist to perform the title role in Giulio Cesare in Egitto.

Denyce Graves

Among notable alumni are Stephanie Blythe (1995 and 1996), Lawrence Brownlee (2001), Elizabeth Futral (1991), Denyce Graves (1989), Christine Goerke (1995), Nathan Gunn (1994 and 1995), Beverly Hoch (1980), Lisa Hopkins (2007), Michael Maniaci (2002), Simon O'Neill (2003), Dawn Upshaw (1985), Jennifer Larmore (1983), Mark Delavan (1988), Paul Austin Kelly (1987), James Maddalena (1975, 1976, and 1977), Mary Dunleavy (1993 and 1994), Robert Orth (1975, 1976, and 1979), Rockwell Blake (1974 and 1976), Richard Croft (1985), and Anna Christy (2000 and 2001).
She worked at the Wolf Trap Opera Company, which provides further training and experience for young singers who are between their academic training and full-time professional careers.

List of opera festivals

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The company is a residency program for aspiring opera professionals, with its major production being a summer opera festival.

Michael Maniaci

Among notable alumni are Stephanie Blythe (1995 and 1996), Lawrence Brownlee (2001), Elizabeth Futral (1991), Denyce Graves (1989), Christine Goerke (1995), Nathan Gunn (1994 and 1995), Beverly Hoch (1980), Lisa Hopkins (2007), Michael Maniaci (2002), Simon O'Neill (2003), Dawn Upshaw (1985), Jennifer Larmore (1983), Mark Delavan (1988), Paul Austin Kelly (1987), James Maddalena (1975, 1976, and 1977), Mary Dunleavy (1993 and 1994), Robert Orth (1975, 1976, and 1979), Rockwell Blake (1974 and 1976), Richard Croft (1985), and Anna Christy (2000 and 2001).
He went on to gain experience with several prestigious American young artist programs such as Wolf Trap Opera, Glimmerglass Opera's Young American Artists Program, Aspen Opera Theater and the Tanglewood Music Festival.

Beverly Hoch

Among notable alumni are Stephanie Blythe (1995 and 1996), Lawrence Brownlee (2001), Elizabeth Futral (1991), Denyce Graves (1989), Christine Goerke (1995), Nathan Gunn (1994 and 1995), Beverly Hoch (1980), Lisa Hopkins (2007), Michael Maniaci (2002), Simon O'Neill (2003), Dawn Upshaw (1985), Jennifer Larmore (1983), Mark Delavan (1988), Paul Austin Kelly (1987), James Maddalena (1975, 1976, and 1977), Mary Dunleavy (1993 and 1994), Robert Orth (1975, 1976, and 1979), Rockwell Blake (1974 and 1976), Richard Croft (1985), and Anna Christy (2000 and 2001).
In 1980 Hoch portrayed the Dew Fairy in Hansel and Gretel at the Wolf Trap Opera.

James Maddalena

Among notable alumni are Stephanie Blythe (1995 and 1996), Lawrence Brownlee (2001), Elizabeth Futral (1991), Denyce Graves (1989), Christine Goerke (1995), Nathan Gunn (1994 and 1995), Beverly Hoch (1980), Lisa Hopkins (2007), Michael Maniaci (2002), Simon O'Neill (2003), Dawn Upshaw (1985), Jennifer Larmore (1983), Mark Delavan (1988), Paul Austin Kelly (1987), James Maddalena (1975, 1976, and 1977), Mary Dunleavy (1993 and 1994), Robert Orth (1975, 1976, and 1979), Rockwell Blake (1974 and 1976), Richard Croft (1985), and Anna Christy (2000 and 2001).
In the summers of 1975, 1976, and 1977 he performed with the Wolf Trap Opera Company, a prestigious program for young opera singers at the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts.

Lisa Hopkins Seegmiller

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Among notable alumni are Stephanie Blythe (1995 and 1996), Lawrence Brownlee (2001), Elizabeth Futral (1991), Denyce Graves (1989), Christine Goerke (1995), Nathan Gunn (1994 and 1995), Beverly Hoch (1980), Lisa Hopkins (2007), Michael Maniaci (2002), Simon O'Neill (2003), Dawn Upshaw (1985), Jennifer Larmore (1983), Mark Delavan (1988), Paul Austin Kelly (1987), James Maddalena (1975, 1976, and 1977), Mary Dunleavy (1993 and 1994), Robert Orth (1975, 1976, and 1979), Rockwell Blake (1974 and 1976), Richard Croft (1985), and Anna Christy (2000 and 2001). Notable Filene Young Artists include Lisa Hopkins Seegmiller, John Holiday and Craig Colclough.
Seegmiller was also selected as a Wolf Trap Opera Company Filene Young Artist, singing the role of Corvina in John Musto's adaptation of Volpone (June, 2007) and the First Lady in Die Zauberflöte (August, 2007).

Volpone

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In December 2009, the Company's 2007 live recording of John Musto's Volpone was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Opera Recording.
In 2004 the Wolf Trap Opera Company, Vienna, Virginia, commissioned and produced a new opera based on the play.

Fairfax County, Virginia

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The Wolf Trap Opera Company was founded in 1971 as part of the program of the Wolf Trap Foundation located near the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Craig Colclough

Notable Filene Young Artists include Lisa Hopkins Seegmiller, John Holiday and Craig Colclough.

Zaide

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In 2010 the company presented Zaide, Il Turco in Italia, and A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Il turco in Italia

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In 2010 the company presented Zaide, Il Turco in Italia, and A Midsummer Night's Dream.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

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In 2010 the company presented Zaide, Il Turco in Italia, and A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Igor Stravinsky

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The 2012 season included Igor Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress at The Barns.

The Rake's Progress

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The 2012 season included Igor Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress at The Barns.

Gioachino Rossini

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The 2013 season opened with Gioachino Rossini's Il viaggio a Reims, followed by Giuseppe Verdi's La traviata and Falstaff.

Il viaggio a Reims

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The 2013 season opened with Gioachino Rossini's Il viaggio a Reims, followed by Giuseppe Verdi's La traviata and Falstaff.

Giuseppe Verdi

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The 2013 season opened with Gioachino Rossini's Il viaggio a Reims, followed by Giuseppe Verdi's La traviata and Falstaff.

La traviata

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The 2013 season opened with Gioachino Rossini's Il viaggio a Reims, followed by Giuseppe Verdi's La traviata and Falstaff.

Falstaff (opera)

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The 2013 season opened with Gioachino Rossini's Il viaggio a Reims, followed by Giuseppe Verdi's La traviata and Falstaff.

Stephanie Blythe

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Among notable alumni are Stephanie Blythe (1995 and 1996), Lawrence Brownlee (2001), Elizabeth Futral (1991), Denyce Graves (1989), Christine Goerke (1995), Nathan Gunn (1994 and 1995), Beverly Hoch (1980), Lisa Hopkins (2007), Michael Maniaci (2002), Simon O'Neill (2003), Dawn Upshaw (1985), Jennifer Larmore (1983), Mark Delavan (1988), Paul Austin Kelly (1987), James Maddalena (1975, 1976, and 1977), Mary Dunleavy (1993 and 1994), Robert Orth (1975, 1976, and 1979), Rockwell Blake (1974 and 1976), Richard Croft (1985), and Anna Christy (2000 and 2001).

Elizabeth Futral

Among notable alumni are Stephanie Blythe (1995 and 1996), Lawrence Brownlee (2001), Elizabeth Futral (1991), Denyce Graves (1989), Christine Goerke (1995), Nathan Gunn (1994 and 1995), Beverly Hoch (1980), Lisa Hopkins (2007), Michael Maniaci (2002), Simon O'Neill (2003), Dawn Upshaw (1985), Jennifer Larmore (1983), Mark Delavan (1988), Paul Austin Kelly (1987), James Maddalena (1975, 1976, and 1977), Mary Dunleavy (1993 and 1994), Robert Orth (1975, 1976, and 1979), Rockwell Blake (1974 and 1976), Richard Croft (1985), and Anna Christy (2000 and 2001).