Wolf Trap Announces Summer Schedule

Classic Arts News   Wolf Trap Announces Summer Schedule
Wolf Trap's summer program will include a world premiere by dance company Pilobolus and appearances by the Bolshoi Ballet and Orchestra, jazz vocalist Michael Bubl_, and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago.

Wolf Trap, a national park in Vienna, Virginia, has a summer performance schedule that runs through September.

The Bolshoi will perform Don Quixote; Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's program includes Daniel Ezralow's SF/LB and Lar Lubovitch's Love Stories.

The schedule also includes a series of performances from the National Symphony Orchestra, which uses Wolf Trap as its summer venue, and the Wolf Trap Opera Company.

The NSO concerts include a program of American music (Barber's Adagio, Bernstein's Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, excerpts from Gershwin's Porgy and Bess) conducted by Leonard Slatkin; an evening of Tchaikovsky works conducted by Emil de Cou and featuring violinist Joshua Bell; and James Galway accompanying the orchestra in Mozart's Flute Concerto No. 2.

The opera company's program features Sweeney Todd, Don Giovanni, and La cenerentola, plus two recitals and a concert with the NSO featuring opera highlights.

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