Washington National Opera opened its 2019-20 season at the Kennedy Center on Saturday night with a performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s Otello signaling that the company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Francesca Zambello and General Director Timothy O’Leary, goes from strength to strength as it embarks upon its 64th season. Verdi esteemed no writer more […]
About Richard Giarusso
Richard Giarusso is a versatile musician with practical and scholarly experience in a wide range of repertoire. He earned the PhD in historical musicology from Harvard University. He joined the musicology faculty of Baltimore’s Peabody Institute in 2007. A frequent lecturer for arts organizations, Giarusso maintains an active career as a singer and conductor throughout the Northeast and performs with many of the leading professional ensembles in the greater DC area. Learn more.