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Washington National Opera: American Opera Initiative: Three 20-Minute Operas

Three new 20-minute operas will be staged in a concert performance, accompanied by a small chamber orchestra, and followed by a Q&A session with the artists and creative team.

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Three new 20-minute operas will be staged in a concert performance, accompanied by a small chamber orchestra, and followed by a Q&A session with the artists and creative team. 

Casts and creative teams to be announced at a later date.

Performance Timing: 90 minutes, with no intermission.

STAY AFTER FOR A FREE ARTIST Q&A
Following the performance on Friday, November 21
Join WNO artists for a unique opportunity to ask questions about the production.
All discussions begin immediately after the performance and are free with your ticket.

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ABOUT THE AMERICAN OPERA INITIATIVE:

WNO's acclaimed commissioning program for contemporary American opera enters its third exciting season with more world premiere presentations featuring Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists and other talented performers among the casts.
 
Says the Washington Post: "Encouraging new voices and new work is a good thing… and Washington National Opera is now in its third year of a program that is getting more music heard. Let's applaud it--and attend it!" Meanwhile, the Baltimore Sun praises WNO's "expert mentoring" from program director Michael Heaston (also Head of Music Staff and Director of the Young Artists Program at The Glimmerglass Festival) and several distinguished advisors including composer Jake Heggie (Dead Man Walking, WNO's Moby-Dick), librettist Mark Campbell (Silent Night, winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for music), and conductor Anne Manson (Manitoba Chamber Orchestra).

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