Jun 16 - Sep 20, 2020
Washington National Opera - Porgy and Bess
May 15 - 23, 2020
Bolshoi Ballet - Romeo and Juliet
Jun 2 - 7, 2020
Washington National Opera - Fidelio
Oct 24 - Nov 9, 2020
Washington National Opera - Nixon in China
Oct 31 - Nov 14, 2020
Winner of 11 Tony Awards
June 16 - September 20, 2020
A true cultural phenomenon, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton is changing the face of the modern musical. An exhilarating historical epic, that is equal parts Sondheim and Notorious B.I.G., this record-breaking Broadway musical traces the life and times of Alexander Hamilton, one of America's most important (and colorful) historical figures.
May 15 - 23, 2020
Fresh from touring the world's finest opera houses, American opera director Francesca Zambello's critically acclaimed adaptation of George Gershwin's folk opera masterpiece Porgy and Bess returns to the Washington National Opera in the spring of 2020. Marrying music with action, energy and passion, Zambello has been universally praised for breathing new life into one of the greatest American musicals of the 20th century.
June 2 - 7, 2020
In the hands of the Bolshoi Ballet, the Bard's timeless tale of star crossed love turns into kinetic poetry. Returning to Washington for the first time in six years, the world class company presents their former artistic director Alexei Ratmansky's visionary Romeo and Juliet, a production beloved for its emotional depth and nuanced sense of humour.
October 24 - November 9, 2020
Washington National Opera perform their rendition of Ludwig van Beethoven's only opera which was first performed in 1805. This compelling opera full of adventure and suspense was last showcased by Welsh National Opera over 30 years ago. Conducted by Robert Spano, this piece celebrates the determination to triumph in trying times, performed 193 years after Beethoven's death.
October 31 - November 14, 2020
Created by American composer John Adams, Nixon in China was Adams' first opera and took inspiration from U.S. President Richard Nixon's visit to China in 1972. As the first time a U.S president had been to the People's Republic of China, the event became a landmark occasion. Now, the Washington National Opera perform the operatic work which tells the story of "the week that changed the world."
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