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The 7 Deadly Sins & Pagliacci
2016-2017 Virginia Opera
The 7 Deadly Sins & Pagliacci
On a special double-bill program, experience The 7 Deadly Sins and Pagliacci

The 7 Deadly Sins

Setting out on a journey across America to aid her poverty-stricken family, Anna - manifested as two facets of one personality, one who sings and one who dances - finds herself on a seven-year, seven-city quest where she ultimately encounters each of the seven deadly sins. Sung in English with English Supertitles

Pagliacci

When the "clown" realizes that he, too, experiences sorrow like any other man, his fast-paced journey of jealousy and murder becomes all-consuming. Sung in Italian with English Supertitles
Fri 9/30/16 8:00PM Harrison Opera House The 7 Deadly Sins & Pagliacci
Sun 10/2/16 2:30PM Harrison Opera House The 7 Deadly Sins & Pagliacci
Tue 10/4/16 7:30PM Harrison Opera House The 7 Deadly Sins & Pagliacci


7 Deadly Sins & Pagliacci RVA
2016-2017 Virginia Opera
7 Deadly Sins & Pagliacci RVA
On a special double-bill program, experience The 7 Deadly Sins and Pagliacci

The 7 Deadly Sins

Setting out on a journey across America to aid her poverty-stricken family, Anna - manifested as two facets of one personality, one who sings and one who dances - finds herself on a seven-year, seven-city quest where she ultimately encounters each of the seven deadly sins. Sung in English with English Supertitles

Pagliacci

When the "clown" realizes that he, too, experiences sorrow like any other man, his fast-paced journey of jealousy and murder becomes all-consuming. Sung in Italian with English Supertitles
Fri 10/14/16 8:00PM Carpenter Theatre The 7 Deadly Sins & Pagliacci
Sun 10/16/16 2:30PM Carpenter Theatre The 7 Deadly Sins & Pagliacci


The Barber of Seville
2016-2017 Virginia Opera
The Barber of Seville

The Barber of Seville

Just need a trim? A stylish shave? How about a little help with your love life? Where do you turn? Well, to your trusted barber, of course! Rossini's perfect masterpiece of opera buffa, The Barber of Seville follows the exploits of Figaro, the mischievous barber, tossing you from one hilarious situation to another! Top it all off with a score that is infectious - and you'll soon discover why this is the world's most popular comic opera! Sung in Italian with English Supertitles
Fri 11/11/16 8:00PM Harrison Opera House The Barber of Seville
Sun 11/13/16 2:30PM Harrison Opera House The Barber of Seville
Tue 11/15/16 7:30PM Harrison Opera House The Barber of Seville


The Barber of Seville RVA
2016-2017 Virginia Opera
The Barber of Seville RVA

The Barber of Seville

Just need a trim? A stylish shave? How about a little help with your love life? Where do you turn? Well, to your trusted barber, of course! Rossini's perfect masterpiece of opera buffa, The Barber of Seville follows the exploits of Figaro, the mischievous barber, tossing you from one hilarious situation to another! Top it all off with a score that is infectious - and you'll soon discover why this is the world's most popular comic opera! Sung in Italian with English Supertitles
Fri 11/18/16 8:00PM Carpenter Theatre The Barber of Seville
Sun 11/20/16 2:30PM Carpenter Theatre The Barber of Seville


Der Freischutz
2016-2017 Virginia Opera
Der Freischutz

Der Freischutz

With one of the most haunting scores in all of opera, Weber, founder of German Romantic Opera and Wagnerian forefather, has created a compelling drama that twists reality with supernatural powers and phenomena. A forester, ensnared by dark powers, seeks to ensure his win in a shooting contest. This eerie backdrop of mysterious places and gloomy forests, supporting a grim fairy tale from a bygone age, has never been experienced on Virginia Opera stages! Sung in English with English Supertitles
Fri 1/27/17 8:00PM Harrison Opera House Der Freischutz
Sun 1/29/17 2:30PM Harrison Opera House Der Freischutz
Tue 1/31/17 7:30PM Harrison Opera House Der Freischutz


Der Freischutz RVA
2016-2017 Virginia Opera
Der Freischutz RVA

Der Freischutz

With one of the most haunting scores in all of opera, Weber, founder of German Romantic Opera and Wagnerian forefather, has created a compelling drama that twists reality with supernatural powers and phenomena. A forester, ensnared by dark powers, seeks to ensure his win in a shooting contest. This eerie backdrop of mysterious places and gloomy forests, supporting a grim fairy tale from a bygone age, has never been experienced on Virginia Opera stages! Sung in English with English Supertitles
Fri 2/17/17 8:00PM Carpenter Theatre Der Freischutz
Sun 2/19/17 2:30PM Carpenter Theatre Der Freischutz


Turandot
2016-2017 Virginia Opera
Turandot

Turandot

Based on an ancient fable set in China, this story of the legendary Princess Turandot, so desirable that men risked their heads for her hand in marriage, weaves the quest for love with the ultimate consequences. From the opening moments of Puccini's extravagant and exotic score, you will be thrown into a world of suspense and horror. Featuring "Nessun dorma," one of the most famous opera arias of all time, and sung by a stellar cast of internationally recognized singers, led by audience favorite Kelly Cae Hogan (Salome 2015), you will be enthralled by this epic new production under the direction of Virginia Opera's beloved Lillian Groag (La Traviata 2015). Sung in Italian with English Supertitles
Fri 3/17/17 8:00PM Harrison Opera House Turandot
Sun 3/19/17 2:30PM Harrison Opera House Turandot
Tue 3/21/17 7:30PM Harrison Opera House Turandot


Turandot RVA
2016-2017 Virginia Opera
Turandot RVA

Turandot

Based on an ancient fable set in China, this story of the legendary Princess Turandot, so desirable that men risked their heads for her hand in marriage, weaves the quest for love with the ultimate consequences. From the opening moments of Puccini's extravagant and exotic score, you will be thrown into a world of suspense and horror. Featuring "Nessun dorma," one of the most famous opera arias of all time, and sung by a stellar cast of internationally recognized singers, led by audience favorite Kelly Cae Hogan (Salome 2015), you will be enthralled by this epic new production under the direction of Virginia Opera's beloved Lillian Groag (La Traviata 2015). Sung in Italian with English Supertitles
Fri 3/31/17 8:00PM Carpenter Theatre Turandot
Sun 4/2/17 2:30PM Carpenter Theatre Turandot