Which is the only national park dedicated to the performing arts?
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts in Virginia is the country’s only national park dedicated to the performing arts.
The Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, which is dedicated to celebrating music while nurturing the next generation through education, recently rolled out its 2014 summer season with a diverse lineup of performers ranging from Yo-Yo Ma to Counting Crows to Lionel Richie.
“We are proud to present an extraordinary season filled with truly iconic artists,” said Arvind Manocha, Wolf Trap Foundation President and CEO. “Wolf Trap is the only place in the country where you can find Yo-Yo Ma, Robyn + Röyskopp, Lionel Richie, The Band Perry, and Josh Groban on the same season brand name levitra online calendar and that’s worth celebrating. Our patrons have a dizzying array of options to choose from and we look forward to sharing many amazing days and nights of music together at America’s only National Park for the Performing Arts.”
Season highlights include a performance by the National Symphony Orchestra with Ben Folds, the former front man and pianist of alternative rock group Ben Folds Five; the Wolf Trap debut of Jennifer Nettles, lead singer of the country group Sugarland; and the long-awaited return of classical crossover soprano Sarah Brightman, known for originating the role of Christine Daaé in Andrew Lloyd Webers’s The Phantom of the Opera.
The 2014 schedule also features the American Idol Live! Tour 2014, California rockers the Counting Crows, a co-bill with singer-songwriters Gavin DeGraw and Matt Nathanson, and the rumba guitar Latin duo Rodrigo y Gabriela.
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