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Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program (The Kennedy Center)

Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program

The Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program is unique in guiding young singers, coach/accompanists, conductors, and stage directors on the verge of international careers.  The Program provides intensive study with renowned vocal and drama coaches, and offers voice lessons, language classes; career guidance and master classes from staff and guest artists. The Young Artists also have the opportunity to perform and cover roles on the main stage of Washington National Opera. The Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists have performed at Opéra de Monte-Carlo, the White House, the Kennedy Center, the US Senate, Strathmore Hall, The Smithsonian Institution, The Wilson Center, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Mexican Cultural Institute, and numerous embassies. They have also performed in concert with Maestro Domingo in Beijing.

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Washington National Opera presents Highlights from <i>La bohème</i> 10/23/14: Washington National Opera presents Highlights from La bohème

Enjoy a free preview of musical highlights from La bohème, featuring members of Washington National Opera’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program and other artists from the WNO production in the Opera House this November.

Washington National Opera presents Highlights from La bohème

Enjoy a free preview of musical highlights from La bohème, featuring members of Washington National Opera’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program and other artists from the WNO production in the Opera House this November.
WNO Season Preview Concert 5/14/14: WNO Season Preview Concert
This performance is not available for viewing.

The WNO presents highlights from its 2014–2015 season, featuring members of the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program, the WNO Orchestra, and special guest artists performing selections from La bohème, Cinderella, The Flying Dutchman, Florencia in the Amazon, and Dialogues of the Carmelites.

Washington National Opera Preview: <i>The Magic Flute</i> 5/5/14: Washington National Opera Preview: The Magic Flute

Enjoy musical highlights from Mozart’s The Magic Flute sung by members of WNO’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program and other artists from the production.

Washington National Opera Preview: The Magic Flute

Enjoy musical highlights from Mozart’s The Magic Flute sung by members of WNO’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program and other artists from the production.
WNO: <i>Elixir of Love</i> Preview 3/15/14: WNO: Elixir of Love Preview

Members of Washington National Opera’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program and other artists present a musical preview of the upcoming production.

WNO: Elixir of Love Preview

Members of Washington National Opera’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program and other artists present a musical preview of the upcoming production.
WNO: <i>Moby-Dick</i> Preview 2/14/14: WNO: Moby-Dick Preview

Members of Washington National Opera’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program and other artists present a musical preview of the upcoming production.

WNO: Moby-Dick Preview

Members of Washington National Opera’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program and other artists present a musical preview of the upcoming production.
Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program 12/2/13: Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program

Members of the Young Artist Program present a preview of musical highlights from the world premiere of the holiday family opera The Lion, the Unicorn, and Me.

Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program

Members of the Young Artist Program present a preview of musical highlights from the world premiere of the holiday family opera The Lion, the Unicorn, and Me.
WNO’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program / Afro Blue 11/22/13: WNO’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program / Afro Blue

As part of the Kennedy Center festival American Voices, hosted by Renée Fleming, the Millennium Stage offers a classical music performance featuring members of the WNO’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program and a jazz performance by Howard University’s premier jazz vocal group Afro Blue, under the direction of Connaitre Miller.

WNO’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program / Afro Blue

As part of the Kennedy Center festival American Voices, hosted by Renée Fleming, the Millennium Stage offers a classical music performance featuring members of the WNO’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program and a jazz performance by Howard University’s premier jazz vocal group Afro Blue, under the direction of Connaitre Miller.

Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program 10/10/13: Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program

Members of the Young Artist Program celebrate Giuseppe Verdi’s 200th birthday with popular selections from his repertory.

Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program

Members of the Young Artist Program celebrate Giuseppe Verdi’s 200th birthday with popular selections from his repertory.
Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program 10/3/13: Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program

The 2013-2014 members of the Young Artist Program perform well-known arias.

Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program

The 2013-2014 members of the Young Artist Program perform well-known arias.
WNO Season Preview Concert 5/15/13: WNO Season Preview Concert
This performance is not available for viewing.

WNO presents highlights from its 2013–2014 season, featuring main stage artists, members of the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program, and the WNO Orchestra.

 

Opera Insight: <i>Show Boat</i> 5/4/13: Opera Insight: Show Boat

Enjoy an hour-long preview of musical highlights from Washington National Opera’s new production.

Opera Insight: Show Boat

Enjoy an hour-long preview of musical highlights from Washington National Opera’s new production.
Washington National Opera Singer Showcase 3/18/13: Washington National Opera Singer Showcase

Join WNO main stage artists and members of the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program as they offer an “up close and personal” performance featuring an assortment of arias and ensembles.

Washington National Opera Singer Showcase

Join WNO main stage artists and members of the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program as they offer an “up close and personal” performance featuring an assortment of arias and ensembles.
Washington National Opera Insight: <i>Manon Lescaut</i> and <i>Norma</i> 2/5/13: Washington National Opera Insight: Manon Lescaut and Norma

Members of the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program perform musical highlights from WNO’s forthcoming productions of Puccini’s Manon Lescaut and Bellini’s Norma.

Washington National Opera Insight: Manon Lescaut and Norma

Members of the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program perform musical highlights from WNO’s forthcoming productions of Puccini’s Manon Lescaut and Bellini’s Norma.
<i>Voices Beyond Opera</i> 1/30/13: Voices Beyond Opera

Members of Washington National Opera's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program team up with music director, conductor, and pianist Luke Frazier to present an evening of works from musical theater to jazz.

Voices Beyond Opera

Members of Washington National Opera's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program team up with music director, conductor, and pianist Luke Frazier to present an evening of works from musical theater to jazz.
Target Family Night: Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists: <i>Hansel and Gretel</i> Preview 12/8/12: Target Family Night: Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists: Hansel and Gretel Preview

This performance highlights selections from WNO’s upcoming new production of Engelbert Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel. The Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program is made possible through the generous support of The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation.

Target Family Night: Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists: Hansel and Gretel Preview

This performance highlights selections from WNO’s upcoming new production of Engelbert Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel. The Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program is made possible through the generous support of The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation.
Capital One Community Night: <i>Election Night Jam</i> with Jason Moran and The Bandwagon with special guests 11/6/12: Capital One Community Night: Election Night Jam with Jason Moran and The Bandwagon with special guests

Spend Election Night with us, complete with large-screen monitoring of the election results. American music abounds with Moran, fiddler Tad Marks, guitarist Zan McLeod, opera vocalists from the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program, and others.

Capital One Community Night: Election Night Jam with Jason Moran and The Bandwagon with special guests

Spend Election Night with us, complete with large-screen monitoring of the election results. American music abounds with Moran, fiddler Tad Marks, guitarist Zan McLeod, opera vocalists from the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program, and others.
Opera Insight: <i>Nabucco</i> and <i>Werther</i> 5/4/12: Opera Insight: Nabucco and Werther

Enjoy a preview of musical highlights from Washington National Opera’s new production of Verdi’s Nabucco (D.C. Premiere) in addition to Massenet’s Werther, featuring members of the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program.

Opera Insight: Nabucco and Werther

Enjoy a preview of musical highlights from Washington National Opera’s new production of Verdi’s Nabucco (D.C. Premiere) in addition to Massenet’s Werther, featuring members of the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program.
Citibank Classical Night: Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program

Members of the program perform selections from various operettas. Part of The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna.
Washington National Opera's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program 10/31/11: Washington National Opera's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program

This program features emerging singers and pianists on the verge of international careers.

Washington National Opera's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program

This program features emerging singers and pianists on the verge of international careers.
Washington National Opera's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program 9/10/11: Washington National Opera's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program

Participants of this WNO program perform scenes from popular operas.

Washington National Opera's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program

Participants of this WNO program perform scenes from popular operas.
The Washington National Opera's Domingo - Cafritz Young Artist Program 10/31/10: The Washington National Opera's Domingo - Cafritz Young Artist Program

Emerging singers and pianists on the verge of professional careers present a program of opera, operetta, and zarzuela, capping off Washington National Opera’s citywide celebration of National Opera Week.

The Washington National Opera's Domingo - Cafritz Young Artist Program

Emerging singers and pianists on the verge of professional careers present a program of opera, operetta, and zarzuela, capping off Washington National Opera’s citywide celebration of National Opera Week.

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