Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts Announces First Full Capacity Performances for August and September as Part of 50th Anniversary Season
Newly Announced Shows Include: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit with Waxahatchee; Harry Connick Jr.; Indigo Girls with Ani DiFranco; Train with Vertical Horizon; Straight No Chaser; Lindsey Stirling; Pink Martini featuring China Forbes; Renée Fleming with the National Symphony Orchestra; and Yacht Rock Revue
Tickets for New Summer 2021 Full Capacity Shows at Wolf Trap Go On Sale Friday, June 18 at 10:00 A.M.
WHAT: On June 15, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announced the first in a series of new live summer music performances to take place at the Filene Center, adding to the previously announced celebrations surrounding Wolf Trap’s 50thAnniversary Season. Following all local, state and federal government health guidelines, all August and September shows will welcome audiences at full capacity.
Newly announced shows include Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit with Waxahatchee; Harry Connick Jr.; Indigo Girls with Ani DiFranco; Train with Vertical Horizon; Straight No Chaser; Lindsey Stirling; Pink Martini featuring China Forbes; Renée Fleming with the National Symphony Orchestra; and Yacht Rock Revue.
Tickets for the newly announced shows go on sale Friday, June 18 at 10:00 a.m.at wolftrap.org, the official source for purchasing Wolf Trap performance tickets. Tickets may be purchased online at www.wolftrap.org or by calling (703) 255-1868. Wolf Trap’s Filene Center Box Office will not be open for walk-up ticket sales.
Newly announced full capacity shows for August and September on Wolf Trap’s 50th Anniversary Season lineup include:
August 4 – Straight No Chaser
August 5 – Lindsey Stirling with special guest Kiesza
August 6 – Renée Fleming with National Symphony Orchestra, Patrick Summers (conductor)
August 11 – Pink Martini featuring China Forbes
August 19 – Train with special guest Vertical Horizon
August 20 – Harry Connick Jr. and his Band
August 22 – Yacht Rock Revue
Tickets for previously announced reduced-capacity June and July performances at Wolf Trap on sale now and include:
June 18 – Wolf Trap Opera: Bologne “The Anonymous Lover” in Concert with
National Symphony Orchestra, Geoffrey McDonald (conductor)
June 24 – Thank You Community Concert with National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic,
Marin Alsop (conductor), and Madeline Adkins (violin) (invitation only)
June 25 – Thank You Community Concert with “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band – Free Country
June 26 – Thank You Community Concert with “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band – Big Band
June 27 – Thank You Community Concert with “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band –
“Celebrating 50 Years at Wolf Trap”
July 1 – Fifty Years Together: A Celebration of Wolf Trap with National Symphony Orchestra,
JoAnn Falletta (conductor), Cynthia Erivo (vocalist), Christine Goerke (soprano), Joyce Yang (piano)
July 2 + 3 – Wolf Trap Opera: Sondheim “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet” in Concert with
National Symphony Orchestra, Roberto Kalb (conductor)
July 7 – Watchhouse (formerly Mandolin Orange)
July 8 + 9 – Beethoven and Bologne with National Symphony Orchestra, Jonathan Heyward (conductor),
Francesco Dego (violin)
July 10 – Aria Jukebox, The Audience Gets to Choose! (streaming online beginning July 10)
July 10 + 11 – Max Weinberg’s Jukebox
July 16 – Wolf Trap Opera: Viardot “Cinderella” (“Cendrillon”) | Holst “Savitri” in Concert,
Wolf Trap Orchestra, Kelly Kuo (conductor)
July 17 – Preservation Hall Jazz Band
July 18 – Big Tony and Trouble Funk with Special Guest Sugar Bear, The Legendary DJ Kool
July 20 – Inez Barlatier “Ayiti: Stories and Songs from Haiti” – Children’s Performance
July 21 – Oran Etkin: Timbalooloo “Finding Friends Far From Home” – Children’s Performance
July 21 + 22 – An Evening with Amos Lee
July 23 – Wolf Trap Opera: “STARias: Opera’s Most Powerful Moments” with National Symphony Orchestra, Christopher Allen (conductor), Tamara Wilson (soprano), Michelle DeYoung (mezzo-soprano), Paul Groves (tenor), Ryan Speedo Green (bass-baritone), Raymond Aceto (bass) and more
July 24 – Dan + Claudia Zanes with Friends “New Beginnings” – Children’s Performance
July 24 + 25 – Chris Thile
July 27 – Joanie Leeds “All the Ladies” – Children’s Performance
July 28 – Elena Moon Park and Friends – Children’s Performance
July 28 – Aoife O’Donovan with members of The Knights
July 29 – The War and Treaty
July 30 + 31 – Norm Lewis with National Symphony Orchestra
July 31 – Maryland Youth Ballet “Snow White” – Children’s Performance
Wolf Trap will follow all local, state, and federal government and health guidelines in order to welcome the public back to the Park for live performances as safely as possible. Health and safety guidelines are subject to updates and change. Please check Wolf Trap’s 2021 Health and Safety Policies and Guidelines for the most current and up-to-date information.
Ticketing and On-Sale Information
- Tickets for newly announced performances go on sale to the public on Friday, June 18 at 10 a.m. Tickets may be purchased:
- Online at wolftrap.org
- By phone at 877.WOLFTRAP
- Ticket prices vary by performance and location (tickets for June and July performance will be sold in pods), and are subject to change. See individual performance listings online at Wolf Trap’s website calendar.
- Wolf Trap members have access to exclusive presales and may purchase tickets in advance of the general public. Memberships start at $50 and are tax-deductible less the value of goods and services provided. For more information, visit wolftrap.org/membership.
§ Additional information, amenities, and protocols will be posted to the Wolf Trap website as information becomes available.
WHEN and WHERE: Tickets for the newly announced performances of Wolf Trap’s Summer 2021 season go on sale to the public on Friday, June 18 at 10:00 a.m. www.wolftrap.org is the official source for purchasing tickets for performances at Wolf Trap. Tickets may be purchased online at www.wolftrap.org or by calling (703) 255-1868. Wolf Trap’s Filene Center Box Office will not be open for walk-up ticket sales.
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Special thanks to
Dan and Gayle D’Aniello, Wolf Trap 2021 Season Underwriters
The PNC Foundation, Premier Sponsor, 2021 Summer Season
The Boeing Company, Major Sponsor, Boeing Salutes Series
About Wolf Trap
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, produces and presents a full range of performance and education programs in the Greater Washington area, as well as nationally. Wolf Trap features three performance venues: the outdoor Filene Center and Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, both located at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, and The Barns at Wolf Trap, located down the road from the national park and adjacent to the Center for Education at Wolf Trap. The 7,028-seat Filene Center is operated in partnership with the National Park Service and annually showcases an extensive array of diverse artists, ranging from pop, country, folk, and blues to classical music, dance, and theatre, as well as multimedia presentations, from May through September. The Barns at Wolf Trap is operated by Wolf Trap Foundation year-round, and during the summer months is home to the Grammy-nominated Wolf Trap Opera, one of America’s outstanding professional training programs for early career opera singers. Wolf Trap’s education programs include the nationally acclaimed Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts, Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, a diverse array of arts education classes, grants, and a nationally recognized internship program.
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