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Christina Scheppelmann of Washington National Opera

It's time again to enjoy opera in the outfield at Nationals Park as Washington National Opera presents a live simulcast Sunday, September 19th at 2:00 pm.  This free event features family-friendly activites, concessions, and prizes as the live performance of Verdi's "Un Ballo in Maschera" is beamed from the Opera House onto the baseball park's massive high-def scoreboard screen.  Christina Scheppelmann, Washington National Opera's Director of Artistic Operations, joined Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton to talk about the event, and about how WNO is reaching out to new audiences