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2015-2016 Virginia Opera
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Virginia Opera presents Master Teacher Series featuring John Aler
One of the most highly recorded Grammy-Award winning tenors of the 20th century

Gain fascinating insight into the performance process for Virginia Opera's Herndon Foundation Emerging Artists as they advance their dream of becoming professional opera singers. Guests are invited to enjoy light refreshments and beverages with Mr. Aler and our singers following the presentation.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 7:00 PM
Free Admission - Public Event - Students Welcomed
Libby S. Gottwald Playhouse at Dominion Arts Center, Richmond

Wed 2/17/16 7:00PM General Admission Master Teacher Series
Mon 2/29/16 7:00PM General Admission Arias & Duets | Fairfax, VA
Tue 3/1/16 7:00PM General Admission Arias & Duets | Alexandria, VA
Sun 3/6/16 2:30PM General Admission Arias & Duets | Newport News, VA
Wed 3/9/16 7:30PM General Admission Arias & Duets | Williamsburg, VA


Opera Tales
2015-2016 Virginia Opera
Opera Tales

This endearing one-act musical comedy will enchant audiences of all ages. This opera emphasizes musical storytelling, literature, language, and communication. Youngsters will be captivated by the antics of Little Red, Grandma, and the Wolf through this zany, fast-paced and high-spirited adaptation.

Sun 2/28/16 3:00PM Harrison Opera House Little Red Riding Hood


Romeo and Juliet RVA
2015-2016 Virginia Opera
Romeo and Juliet RVA

A lush new production of Gounod's classic opera Romeo and Juliet will immerse you in sparkling duets and lovely waltzes, based on the Shakespeare play of the same title. From the opening scenes when Romeo first sets eyes on Juliet - the story of true love and deception, joy and tragedy, unravels towards a heartbreaking certainty that this story cannot end well. A classic for lovers of all ages, Romeo and Juliet reminds us that love does, indeed, conquer time and space.

Fri 2/19/16 8:00PM Carpenter Theatre Romeo and Juliet
Sun 2/21/16 2:30PM Carpenter Theatre Romeo and Juliet


The Flying Dutchman
2015-2016 Virginia Opera
The Flying Dutchman

Seafaring stories of sailors and his own disastrous sea journey inspired Wagner to compose his masterful opera The Flying Dutchman in a very dramatic style. The irrevocable, redemptive power of love - set to a mesmerizing score - uses the supernatural and haunting, rocky coast of Norway to set the stage for an epic, spellbinding voyage. Will the lovers make the ultimate sacrifice? Come aboard and find out!

Fri 4/8/16 8:00PM Harrison Opera House The Flying Dutchman
Sun 4/10/16 2:30PM Harrison Opera House The Flying Dutchman
Tue 4/12/16 7:30PM Harrison Opera House The Flying Dutchman


The Flying Dutchman RVA
2015-2016 Virginia Opera
The Flying Dutchman RVA

Seafaring stories of sailors and his own disastrous sea journey inspired Wagner to compose his masterful opera The Flying Dutchman in a very dramatic style. The irrevocable, redemptive power of love - set to a mesmerizing score - uses the supernatural and haunting, rocky coast of Norway to set the stage for an epic, spellbinding voyage. Will the lovers make the ultimate sacrifice? Come aboard and find out!

Fri 4/15/16 8:00PM Carpenter Theatre The Flying Dutchman
Sun 4/17/16 2:30PM Carpenter Theatre The Flying Dutchman