StageFree 2.2: Witches, Bitches, and Brews

October 13, 2018 . 4PM

B Chord Brewing | Round Hill, VA

Katherine Fili returns to sing favorite arias for mezzo-soprano, this time joined by Ross Tamaccio and StageFree veterans Katie Baughman and David Miranda for classic opera drinking songs. 

Spend the day in Virginia Wine Country, and finish up tasting excellent beer and listening to the most casual performance of opera you can imagine!


StageFree 2.1: Music from Latin America

September 22, 2018 . 7PM

Gala House Concert | Chevy Chase, DC

Heyni Solera gives a lecture/performance on the bandoneon, David Miranda sings Central American art songs, Sam Post plays his own Tango!, Patti Wang plays Armando Bayolo's Tusch, and StageFree premieres a new work for bandoneon, tenor, violin, and piano by Dominic Ellis.

Listen to the StageFree Podcast about 2.1, featuring Heyni Solera and Dominic Ellis.


Concert 1.2: Witches, Bitches, and Boys

Friday, June 22, 2018 . 7PM

John Kendall Recital Hall at Potter Violins

The mezzo-soprano's lament: always the sorceress, never the heroine; always the bitch, never the ingénue; always a boy.... Featuring mezzo-soprano Katherine Fili and pianist Thomas Hunter, this recital explores the roles into which mezzos have been typecast throughout opera history. The music will include classic hits and arias from lesser known works. Also featured will be arias from DC based opera composers Michael Oberhauser and Matthew Arling Samson.


Concert 1.1

Saturday, August 26, 2017 . 8:00PM

Northwest DC

Music by Michael Cantor Ceurvorst, Michael Fili, Teddy Niedermaier, Chuck Perryman, Matthew Samson, and Lizzie Tyree.