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WNO: Don Carlo
March 11 @ 12:00 AM UTC-5
Washington National Opera: Don Carlo
Saturday, March 3, 2018 – Saturday, March 17, 2018, Kennedy Center: Opera House
Family ties fray and unravel in Verdi’s spectacle of forbidden passion, political intrigue, and shattering betrayal set at the height of the Spanish Empire. More than 20 years have passed since WNO last staged this grand masterpiece in four acts, and now a solid-gold cast heralds its return in this stunning new production.
COME EARLY FOR FREE OPERA INSIGHTS
Informative and entertaining, Opera Insights take you inside the composer’s mind, behind the scenes of planning a production, and into the history and social context of each opera.
These lectures are free, but patrons must present a ticket from any performance of Don Carlo.
Most Opera Insights begin 1 hour before the performance and last 20–25 minutes. Musicologist Saul Lilienstein‘s Opera Insights, scheduled for Thursday, Mar. 8, begins 1 hour and 15 minutes before the performance and last 35–40 minutes:
POST-PERFORMANCE TALKBACKS WITH THE ARTISTS
Don’t miss your opportunity to engage directly with our artists and share your thoughts on the experience you just had! Here’s your chance to ask questions and get the inside scoop on the production from members of the cast and creative team.
All discussions begin immediately after the performance and are free with your ticket.
Don Carlo Talkback Dates:
Monday, Mar. 5
Sunday, Mar. 11