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Jan 20, 2015, 10:15 ET The Results are in: Wolf Trap's Arts-Integrated Education Model Boosts Young Children's Math Achievement

 At a time when educators and policymakers are placing a high priority on quality early childhood education, Wolf Trap Foundation for the...


Jun 26, 2013, 10:37 ET Wolf Trap Opera Company Celebrates Verdi's Bicentennial with La traviata

 Verdi's La traviata will be performed by the Wolf Trap Opera Company for one night only, Friday, July 19 at 8:15 pm at the Filene Center at...


Apr 19, 2013, 12:33 ET Wolf Trap Adds Nine New Shows to its 2013 Summer Season Including Debut Performances by Robert Plant, ZZ Top, Ke$ha, and Returning Legends Diana Ross and Harry Connick, Jr.

All Shows at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts 1551 Trap Road, Vienna, VA 22182 (Unless Otherwise Noted) Newly Announced...


Feb 26, 2013, 14:00 ET Wolf Trap Announces New Set of Summer 2013 Performances featuring Josh Groban, Juanes, She & Him, La traviata with the National Symphony Orchestra, Victoria Justice, Melissa Etheridge, The Tenors, Widespread Panic, Anita Baker, and Many More

** TICKETS ON SALE TO GENERAL PUBLIC MARCH 16 AT 10 AM** ON SALE TO SELECT MEMBERS NOW All Summer Performances at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap...


Feb 05, 2013, 11:14 ET Wolf Trap Opera Company Announces Summer 2013 Season and Artist Roster

WTOC's season highlights the return of La traviata in a new Operascape production with the National Symphony Orchestra and acclaimed conductor...


Dec 07, 2012, 15:00 ET Holiday News of the First Set of Summer 2013 Performances at Wolf Trap's Filene Center; 29 Shows Booked and On Sale Saturday, December 8 at 10 am

All Performances take place at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna, VA 22182 **ALL...


Oct 10, 2012, 11:08 ET Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts Selects Arvind Manocha as New President and CEO

The Los Angeles Philharmonic and Hollywood Bowl's Arvind Manocha Arrives in January to Head Up Wolf Trap's Internationally Renowned Arts &...


Sep 27, 2012, 12:50 ET Wolf Trap and Northrop Grumman Foundation Partner to Enhance Early STEM Learning Through the Arts on a National Scale

Northrop Grumman pairs Wolf Trap Teaching Artists with early childhood educators to teach Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math concepts...


Aug 20, 2012, 14:24 ET Wolf Trap's Innovative Artistic Series Pushes Boundaries, Creating New Experiences for National Parks, Artists, and Audiences

 Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts will premiere Face of America: Spirit of South Florida on September 8 for one night only in its...


May 09, 2012, 14:18 ET Wolf Trap's 41st Season Features 135 Diverse Live Performances

Summer Shows Include the Wolf Trap Foundation's Seventh Face of America Installment and Debut Live Performances by Matisyahu, The Fresh Beat...


Mar 07, 2012, 12:13 ET Wolf Trap Announces 35 Additions to its Summer 2012 Schedule; 74 Shows Booked to Date

Standout line-up features headlining pop, rock, and country performers including Bonnie Raitt, IL DIVO, Barry Manilow, Ben Harper, Norah Jones,...


Dec 07, 2011, 15:40 ET Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts Announces Retirement of President and CEO Terrence D. Jones in 2012

Jones to serve as consultant on special projects through 2014 Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announced today that President...


Nov 04, 2011, 14:31 ET Wolf Trap Films Original Dance in South Florida National Parks for Multimedia Artistic Adventure Series Face of America

  Renowned choreographer David Parsons commissioned by Wolf Trap Foundation to portray unique spirit of Big Cypress National Preserve,...


Jun 07, 2011, 16:03 ET With Three New Productions to Celebrate its 40th Anniversary, Wolf Trap Opera Company Opens with Wolf-Ferrari's Rare Gem, The Curious Women

Opera performances at Wolf Trap Include a new Operascape production of Sweeney Todd at the Filene Center and The Tales of Hoffmann at The...


Sep 09, 2010, 15:38 ET Wolf Trap Celebrates Arts in Education Week with the Launch of First-of-its-Kind Early Childhood STEM Learning Through the Arts Initiative

United States Department of Education awards initial year of four-year, $1.15 million dollar grant for program planning, development, and research...


Mar 16, 2010, 12:22 ET Wolf Trap Welcomes Steve Miller Band, REO Speedwagon, Rodrigo y Gabriela, and the Academy Award Winner for Best Original Song Among Its 13 Newly Added 2010 Shows; Tickets Available for Members Today

Latest Additions Cater to Lovers of Classic Rock, Arena Rock, Indie, and Pop with Several Debuts, Highly Anticipated Reunions, and the Artist...


Oct 27, 2009, 13:42 ET Wolf Trap Opens 2010 Summer Season Ticket Sales Early; Immediate Priority Ticketing Options for Members on October 26

17 Distinct Performances Booked to Date Featuring New Commission from Veteran Choreographer Paul Taylor and his Dance Company; Legally...


Oct 08, 2009, 10:00 ET Wolf Trap Hosts 41st Annual Holiday Sing-A-Long

Free, Family-friendly event will include Toys for Tots Drive The Filene Center at the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts...


Aug 05, 2009, 10:00 ET Wolf Trap's World Premiere of Face of America: Glacier National Park on August 19, 2009 Features Commission by Trey McIntyre Project and Performances by Montana Musicians Jack Gladstone, Rob Quist, and Philip Aaberg

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, a leader in commissioning new work and preserving cultural heritage through the performing arts, is...


Apr 06, 2009, 15:21 ET Zero-Landfill / Zero-Export Computer and Electronics Recycling at Wolf Trap Saturday, April 25, 2009, 10 AM to 2 PM

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, Northern Virginia Technology Council, and PC Recycler, Inc., led by local Boy Scout Troop 55 Eagle...


Mar 27, 2009, 16:23 ET 2009 Season at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts Helps Keep Arts Affordable with Tickets as Low as $8; Public Transportation; Free Parking; and Family-Friendly Picnic Policy

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts proudly presents more than 170 performances during the 2009 Summer Season at Wolf Trap National Park...


Feb 12, 2009, 11:02 ET Wolf Trap Elects New Board of Directors, Welcoming Leaders from Renowned and Influential Business, Philanthropic, and Government Organizations

Board Assembled of High Ranking Officials from Cox Communications, the AES Corporation, the Boeing Company, and Lee Technologies The Wolf Trap...


Dec 08, 2008, 13:08 ET Wolf Trap's Filene Center Receives Nomination for Best Small Outdoor Venue Award by Pollstar and Ranks # 3 in Ticket Sales

The Filene Center, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts' outdoor amphitheater, recently received massive dual recognition from...