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WETA Events

Welcome to WETA Special Events.

We invite you to join us throughout the year for a variety of exciting special appearances, get-togethers, and activities throughout the Washington area.

Bernstein at 100 - A Celebration

  • Friday, July 27, 2018

Luminaries from the worlds of musical theater, dance, and classical music join forces to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of American musical icon Leonard Bernstein. Guests artists joining the NSO and Wolf Trap Opera include Misty Copeland & Tony Yazbeck, Paquito D’Rivera, Erin Morley, George Takei, The Manhattan Transfer & Take 6, and many more.

Classical WETA is proud to be the media partner of this concert. Before the performance, be sure to stop buy and say hello to weekday afternoon host Nicole Lacroix at the Classical WETA Tent.

The Best of Wagner's Ring

  • Saturday, July 28, 2018

A quartet of internationally renowned Wolf Trap Opera alumni - Christine Goerke, Simon O'Neill, Alan Held, and Eric Owens - join with the NSO to perform memorable and exhilarating moments from Wagner’s epic Ring Cycle.  Classical WETA is proud to be the media partner of this performance.

Verdi's Rigoletto

  • Friday, August 3, 2018

This year’s grand opera at the Filene Center featuring featuring the Wolf Trap Opera with the National Symphony Orchestra tells the tale of a father whose fierce desire to protect his daughter leads to a tragic quest for revenge. Some of Verdi’s most memorable music graces this poignant and unforgettable opera. 

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