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New & Noteworthy
Kennedy Center News is now available to read online! The January-February issue features Washington National Opera's production of Jake Heggie's Moby-Dick, baritone Matthias Goerne and mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung performing with the National Symphony Orchestra, and more.
WNO’s commissioning program will present the premiere of composer Huang Ruo and librettist David Henry Hwang's new hour-long opera, An American Solider, June 13-14, 2014.
For its 12th season, the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program, under the new leadership of Michael Heaston, will include 12 emerging artists in WNO performances throughout the season, and feature mentorship by its new Artist in Residence, the acclaimed American soprano Deborah Voigt.
Acclaimed American opera director Francesca Zambello, formerly Washington National Opera's Artistic Advisor, is WNO's new Artistic Director.