Opera Boston presents new productions of innovative opera, operetta, musical theatre repertoire and rarely heard works, along with groundbreaking opera education and outreach programs. Ms. Samniasvili had an opportunity to observe and assist with an annual gala event and with production and tech week for the first production of the season. She also attended local events and met with other arts professionals in Boston.
As one of the nation’s leading opera companies, Washington National Opera aims to broaden public awareness and understanding of opera performance and administration through its educational programs. Ms. Samniashvili met with staff in Development, Marketing, Public Relations, Education and Operations. She attended seminars, rehearsals and performances and was introduced to artists and arts organizations in the Washington DC area.