WCO announces 2017-2018 Season

We are pleased to announce our 2017-18 season of two bel canto rarities.

The season begins with Vincenzo Bellini’s La Straniera on Sunday, November 19, featuring three rising stars in their WCO debuts: soprano Amanda Woodbury as Alaide, tenor Gerard Schneider as Arturo, and mezzo-soprano Corrie Stallings as Isoletta. Also joining them is WCO favorite, baritone Javier Arrey, in the role of Valdeburgo.

The season ends on Sunday, February 18, 2018 with Gaetano Donizetti’s Maria di Rohan, featuring soprano Marina Costa-Jackson in the title role, tenor Norman Reinhardt as Riccardo, baritone Lester Lynch as Enrico, and mezzo-soprano Ginger Costa-Jackson as Gondì. All four will make their WCO debuts.

All performances will once again take place at Lisner Auditorium on the campus of George Washington University. Season subscriptions will be on sale starting in mid-May 2017 and can be purchased by calling (202) 364-5826 or online here.