September 23, 2014 at 4:02 pm EDT | by Staff reports
‘Romeo and Juliet’ get operatic treatment
Washington Concert Opera, gay news, Washington Blade

(Photo courtesy WCO)

Washington Concert Opera presents a performance of Vincenzo Bellini’s “I Capuletti e i Montecchi” at Lisner Stage at George Washington University (730 21st St., N.W.) on Sunday at 6 p.m.

The Italian opera is based on Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” It stars Olga Peretyatko as Giulietta, Kate Lindsey as Romeo and David Portillo as Tebaldo. Washington Concert Opera performs rarely heard, full-length operas in a concert setting.

Tickets range from $40-110. For more details and to purchase tickets, visit

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