to Dec 8

Ghost of Versailles at the Château de Versailles Spectacles

Ms. Wolcott will sing Revolutionary Woman/Pursuer

In this nod to the Barber of Seville and to the Marriage of Figaro, Marie-Antoinette’s ghost is devastated by her premature death. Her favourite theatre writer, Beaumarchais, tries to amuse her with a new composition. He creates an opera within an opera, featuring Figaro, Count Almaviva and Susanna, all trying to save the queen from beheading in a musical and spirited production.

Coproduction Opéra Royal / Château de Versailles Spectacles, Festival de Glimmerglass (USA).

Show in English with surtitles in French and English

Dec 4-8

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to Aug 19

Queen of Spades at the Glimmerglass Festival

Ms. Wolcott will sing the role of Lise in Queen of Spades at the Glimmerglass Festival

“This special adaptation for The Glimmerglass Festival offers a compact and compelling theatrical experience, combining Alexander Pushkin’s short story, a gripping tale of the consequences of obsessive greed, with highlights from Tchaikovsky’s score. Sung in English, with chamber ensemble.”

Tuesday, August 6, 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 11, 5:00 p.m.

Monday, August 19, 5:00 p.m.

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4:00 PM16:00

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Glimmerglass Festival

Ms. Wolcott will perform on the concert of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“Back by popular demand, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg shares her passion for opera and her perspective on law in the arts. The program features a lively balance of performance and commentary, with members of the Young Artists Program enacting selected scenes that deal with law and justice, followed by Justice Ginsburg’s engaging insights. Order your tickets early for this sell-out event.

There are currently no tickets available. To be added to the waitlist, call the Box Office at (607) 547-2255.”

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to Aug 23

Ghosts of Versailles at the Glimmerglass Festival

Ms. Wolcott will perform in the ensemble of Ghosts of Versailles

“In this hilarious nod to The Barber of Seville and The Marriage of Figaro, the ghost of Marie Antoinette is upset about her untimely ending, so her favorite playwright, Beaumarchais, attempts to amuse her with a new work. He produces an opera within an opera starring Figaro, Count Almaviva and Susanna, who try to save the queen from her beheading in a fast-moving and tuneful production.”

Saturday, July 13, 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, July 23, 1:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 25, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 3, 1:30 p.m.

Friday, August 9, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, August 12, 1:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 18, 1:30 p.m.

Friday, August 23, 7:30 p.m.

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to Aug 24

La Traviata at the Glimmerglass Festival

Ms. Wolcott will perform in the ensemble of La Traviata

“The Parisian courtesan Violetta leaves a life of extravagance when she falls in love with Alfredo. But soon she is forced to make a terrible choice. With showpiece arias such as “Sempre libera” and its touching story, La traviata is one of the most beloved works in the operatic canon. After 10 years, the opera returns to the Glimmerglass stage in a stunning co-production with Washington National Opera.

“I believe this opera is musically and dramatically just about perfect. Every character we encounter sings music that is thrilling, dramatic and true to their soul.” – Francesca Zambello, director

Presented in Italian with projected English text.

New co-production with Washington National Opera, The Atlanta Opera, Seattle Opera and Indiana University.”

Sunday, July 7, 1:30 p.m.

Monday, July 15, 1:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 21, 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 27, 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, July 30, 1:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 4, 1:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 8, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 10, 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 13, 1:30 p.m.

Friday, August 16, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, August 19, 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 24, 8:00 p.m.

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7:30 PM19:30

An Evening of Opera at the New York Botanical Garden

“An Evening of World-Class Opera

Don’t miss this sneak peek of the 2019 Glimmerglass Festival season including excerpts from Kern and Hammerstein’s Show Boat, Verdi’s La Traviata, Corigliano’s The Ghost of Versailles, and Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades The program will be performed by members of the Festival’s acclaimed Young Artists Program.

Ticket Information

Non-Member $38 / Member $28

Advance purchase recommended.

Evening Schedule

6 p.m. | Doors Open

7–8:15 p.m. | Glimmerglass Festival in the Ross Hall”

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to Feb 24

Dolores Claiborne

Dolores Claiborne

Ms. Wolcott will perform the role of Vera

Composer: Tobias Picker

Librettist: J.D. McClatchy

Conductor: William Lumpkin

Stage Director: Jim Petosa

*Chamber Orchestral version commissioned with BU, NYCO, and Schott Music

Thursday, February 21, at 7:30pm

Friday, February 22, at 7:30pm

Saturday, February 23, at 7:30pm

Sunday, February 24, at 2:00pm

Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre

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3:00 PM15:00

The David Kneuss Project

An intimate performance of scenes from La bohème, Il barbiere di Siviglia, and Der Rosenkavalier. Featuring singers from the Opera Institute with stage direction from Boston University Alum and former Executive Stage Director for the Metropolitan Opera, David Kneuss.

Ms. Wolcott will sing the Marschallin in scenes from Der Rosenkavalier

CFA Concert Hall
This event is free and open to the public.

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to Feb 10

Albert Herring

Ms. Wolcott will perform the role of Lady Billows in Benjamin Britten's Albert Herring with BU Opera Theater at the Paramount Theater. As the show is double cast, she will perform on 2/7 and 2/9. 

Albert Herring (February 7-10)

Wednesday, Feb 7, 7:30pm | Thursday, Feb 8, 7:30pm | Friday, Feb 9, 7:30pm | Saturday, Feb 10, 2pm

Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music: Opera Institute and School of Theatre

Music by Benjamin Britten | Conducted by William Lumpkin | Stage Direction by Crystal Manich

Paramount Center at Emerson College – Robert J. Orchard Stage 559 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111

Tickets – $20 General • $15 BU Alumni, WGBH & WBUR members, senior citizens • $10 CFA Membership • $5 Students with valid ID • Free with BU ID, two tickets, at the door, day of performance, subject to availability.

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to Oct 22

The War Reporter

October 20-22
Friday, Oct 20, 7:30pm
Saturday, Oct 21, 2pm and 7:30pm
Sunday, Oct 22, 2pm

Directed by Jim Petosa l Conducted by William Lumpkin l Composed by Jonathan Berger on a libretto by Dan O'Brien ; Premiered as part of the 2013 "Prototype Festival" (Beth Morrison Productions) l The true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning combat journalist Paul Watson as he seeks to stifle the haunting voice of an American soldier whose corpse he photographed in the streets of Mogadishu. 

Ms. Wolcott will be singing the role of "Soprano/Bystander; Grinker; Paul's Inner Voice"



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4:30 PM16:30

Seven Angels

LUKE BEDFORD: Seven Angels

Ms. Wolcott will perform the role of Angel 1: Waitress

Concert presentation by the Aspen Opera Center and Aspen Contemporary Ensemble

Inspired by Milton's Paradise Lost, this chamber opera by exciting British composer Luke Bedford with text by Glyn Maxwell examines the urgency of climate change through a group of angels who fall from the heavens onto a mysteriously deserted landscape. 

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7:30 PM19:30

Mozart's Requiem in NYC

Ms. Wolcott sings the soprano solo in Mozart's Requiem with Juilliard singers, the Juilliard Orchestra, and chorus from Westminster Choir College conducted by Gary Thor Wedow


Featuring vocal works including Mozart’s Requiem, KV 626 (performing the edition completed by visiting faculty member Robert Levin), Mozart’s concert aria “Ch’io mi scordi di te?”, and other works.

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7:00 PM19:00

Mozart's Requiem in Princeton, NJ

Ms. Wolcott sings the soprano solo in Mozart's Requiem with Juilliard singers, the Juilliard Orchestra, and chorus from Westminster Choir College conducted by Gary Thor Wedow


Featuring vocal works including Mozart’s Requiem, KV 626 (performing the edition completed by visiting faculty member Robert Levin), Mozart’s concert aria “Ch’io mi scordi di te?”, and other works.

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3:30 PM15:30

Guest Recital at Penn State University

  • 110 Music Building 1 University Park, PA (map)
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Julia Wolcott returns to the University Park campus to present a recital during the weekly Voice Forum. After her recital, Julia will discuss her experiences as a singer and participate in a question/answer session. She is assisted in the recital by pianist Svetlana Rodionova.


Ah, fuggi il traditor (from Don Giovanni, K.527) ♦ Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Embroidery Aria (from Peter Grimes) ♦ Benjamin Britten

Marietta’s Lied (from Die tote Stadt) ♦ Erich Wolfgang Korngold

Four Songs by Sergei Rachmaninoff  

  • Lilacs, Op. 21, No. 5 (Сирень)       
  • Soldier's Wife, Op. 8, No. 4 (Полюбила я на печаль свою)         
  • Believe it not, Op. 14, No. 7 (Не верь мне, другb)
  • Spring Waters, Op. 14, No. 11 (Весеннiя водьI)
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8:00 PM20:00

Drums and Guns

Iain Burnside, Conor Hanratty directors
Victoria Newlyn movement director
Sunny Smith designer

The powerful combination of music and literature and the collective talents of three institutions are the foundation stones for an exciting collaborative project led by renowned pianist and Guildhall professor Iain Burnside. Bringing together artists from the Guildhall School, Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin and the Juilliard School, New York, Drums and Guns is a devised piece which explores conflict in war and the impact it has on families left behind. This fresh and engaging production commemorates both World War I and the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin.

Drums and Guns is also performed at The Lir, Dublin (9 & 10 March) and the Juilliard School, New York (28 April).

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