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An internationally recognized director of opera and theater, Francesca Zambello is the Artistic Director of Washington National Opera at The Kennedy Center.
Washington National Opera's Artistic Director Francesca Zambello announces the WNO's upcoming production of The Ring, a cycle of four epic operas by German composer Richard Wagner. April 30-May 22, 2016.
Puccini's timeless tale of young bohemians in Paris struggling to fulfill their dreams and find love returns in a brand-new production filled with moonlit duets, snowy streets, rowdy celebrations, and heartrending tears.
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Soprano Christine Goerke stars as a famous singer on an enchanted riverboat journey in a "visually stunning" (Seattle Times) production of Daniel Catán's Spanish-language opera inspired by the writing of Gabriel García Márquez.
Go behind the scenes with Washington National Opera's costume shop as Costume/Puppet Designer Erik Teague and the WNO craft artisans create the costumes and puppets for WNO's world premiere holiday family opera.
Zambello hosts this audio preview of Verdi’s The Force of Destiny, which opens October 12 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Musical excerpts courtesy of EMI Classics.
Francesca Zambello presents the 2014-2015 Washington National Opera season.
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