Classical WETA Opera House

Classical WETA is Washington's home for opera year round. From December through May, experience the power and passion of the Metropolitan Opera. The rest of the year features performances from leading opera houses around the world, including Washington National Opera.

  • Ali Baba

    Ali Baba

    October 2, 2021 1:00 pm

    Giovanni Bottesini

    Based on “Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves”, a well-known story within the One Thousand and One Nights collection, Ali Baba from 1871 is presented in a reconstructed score by Anthony Barrese, who will conduct this recorded performance with the Opera Southwest Orchestra from Albuquerque, New Mexico.   
  • Pelléas et Mélisande

    Pelléas et Mélisande

    October 9, 2021 1:00 pm

    Claude Debussy

    Claude Debussy's sole opera captures, with enigmatic music and leitmotifs, the consequences of forbidden love between mysterious Mélisande and her husband's half-brother, Pelléas. A production of Rouen Normandy Opera.