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Acclaimed American opera director Francesca Zambello, formerly Washington National Opera's Artistic Advisor, is WNO's new Artistic Director.

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[Ring Cycle Contribution Packages Available Now] Ring Cycle Contribution Packages Available Now

Casting for Washington National Opera's 2016 Ring Cycle is announced and contribution packages with priority seating are available now.

[Kennedy Center News Now Online] Kennedy Center News Now Online

Kennedy Center News is now available to read online! The November-December issue features WNO productions of La bohème, new 20-minute operas from the American Opera Initiative, and the holiday family opera The Little Prince.

[Create Your Own Subscription!] Create Your Own Subscription!

Washington National Opera's 2014–2015 season features La bohème, Dialogues of the Carmelites, The Flying Dutchman, and Cinderella plus many exciting options. Create your own package today!

[AOI 20-Minute Operas Announced] AOI 20-Minute Operas Announced

The 14-15 American Opera Initiative's 20-minute operas are from composer/librettist teams John Liberatore and Niloufar Talebi, Jake Runestad and David Johnston, and Rene Orth and Jason Kim. The new works premiere Nov. 21 in the Terrace Theater.

[2014-15 Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists Announced] 2014-15 Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists Announced

WNO has announced the roster of emerging artists and renowned vocal coaches engaged for the 13th season of its Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program, including acclaimed American soprano Deborah Voigt as Artist in Residence.