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The Terrace Theater was constructed on the Roof Terrace level in the late 1970s as a Bicentennial gift from the people of Japan to the United States. It seats 513 for intimate performances of chamber music, ballet and contemporary dance, theater, and family performances.

Coming to the Terrace Theater :

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Washington National Opera: An Evening with Stephen Costello and Ailyn Pérez


Get up close and personal with two of today's most exciting young singers: husband and wife duo, frequent co-stars (including WNO's The Elixir of Love), and Richard Tucker Award winners Stephen Costello and Ailyn Pérez

Tenor Stephen Costello (also seen in WNO's Moby-Dick) has been hailed by Opera News as "an intelligent, well-trained singer whose enormous talent and natural musical instincts mark him for potential greatness." Ailyn Pérez is increasingly in-demand at the world's leading opera houses, with the role of Violetta in La traviata one of her signature calling cards. The New York Times says she "has the makings of a major soprano. Her voice has a distinctive timbre, with plaintive richness blended into its youthful bloom." 

Together with piano accompaniment by Danielle Orlando, Costello and Pérez offer a wonderfully charming evening of stories and song.

Performance Timing: TBA