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09.28.18
Evan Rogister, Francesca Zambello
Washington National Opera Extends Contract of Francesca Zambello as Artistic Director | Evan Rogister Named Principal Conductor
Washington National Opera
09.28.18
Evan Rogister, Francesca Zambello
Prophecy fulfilled: WNO announces Zambello extension, Rogister appointment
Washington Post
05.03.16
Christine Goerke, Alan Held, Francesca Zambello
Two critics trade thoughts on Wagner’s ‘Ring’ in D.C.
The Washington Post
05.23.13
Andriana Chuchman, Michael Todd Simpson, Morris Robinson, Francesca Zambello
Review: Show Boat Is Sensational at Washington National Opera
Huffington Post
09.13.12
Francesca Zambello
Washington National Opera names Francesca Zambello as Artistic Director
Washington National Opera Blog
05.25.11
Francesca Zambello
Francesca Zambello Appointed Artistic Advisor for Washington National Opera
01.01.01
Donald Runnicles, Patrick Summers, Gene Scheer, Jeremy Denk, Garrick Ohlsson, Jennifer Koh, Yo-Yo Ma, Brooklyn Rider , Minnesota Orchestra , Francesca Zambello, Chanticleer
Opus 3 Artists's Best of 2010
Francesca Zambello is an internationally recognized director of opera and theater, as well as the General Director of The Glimmerglass Festival since 2010 and the Artistic Director of The Washington National Opera at the Kennedy Center since 2012. She has also served as the Artistic Advisor to the San Francisco Opera from 2005-2011 and as the Artistic Director of the Skylight Theater from 1987-1992. In her current roles at the Kennedy Center and the Glimmerglass Festival she is responsible for producing 12 productions annually. She has begun major commissioning programs for new works in both companies that have resulted in productions of many large and small-scaled new works. Both companies have thrived financially and increased their national and international profiles as a result of her artistic vision and leadership. ... read full bio