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Join us for a Pre-Opera party of devilish proportions!
Forbidden Fare & Demonic Drinks provided by Hell's Kitchen
Enjoy Music, Acrobats, Fire Eaters, Door Prizes & More!
Harrison Opera House Grand Lobby
September 25, 2015
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Individual tickets - $15 or $25 for two tickets

Fri 9/25/15 6:30PM General Admission Party in the Underworld


Orpheus in the Underworld
2015-2016 Virginia Opera
Orpheus in the Underworld

Join Virginia Opera for Offenbach's irreverent spoof - complete with the "Can-Can!" Offenbach, a master of musical burlesque, uses the backdrop of a Greek myth about an unhappy couple who become the victims of meddling Olympian gods to set the stage for his caricature of serious opera - so expect a good laugh in the process! Virginia Opera welcomes back former Herndon Foundation Emerging Artist - baritone Troy Cook (Jupiter), who enjoys a major international career singing with the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, Staatsoper Hamburt, and Semperoper Dresden.

Fri 9/25/15 8:00PM Harrison Opera House Orpheus in the Underworld
Sun 9/27/15 2:30PM Harrison Opera House Orpheus in the Underworld
Tue 9/29/15 7:30PM Harrison Opera House Orpheus in the Underworld


Orpheus in the Underworld RVA
2015-2016 Virginia Opera
Orpheus in the Underworld RVA

Join Virginia Opera for Offenbach's irreverent spoof - complete with the "Can-Can!" Offenbach, a master of musical burlesque, uses the backdrop of a Greek myth about an unhappy couple who become the victims of meddling Olympian gods to set the stage for his caricature of serious opera - so expect a good laugh in the process! Virginia Opera welcomes back former Herndon Foundation Emerging Artist - baritone Troy Cook (Jupiter), who enjoys a major international career singing with the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, Staatsoper Hamburt, and Semperoper Dresden.

Fri 10/9/15 8:00PM Carpenter Theatre Orpheus in the Underworld
Sun 10/11/15 2:30PM Carpenter Theatre Orpheus in the Underworld


La Boheme
2015-2016 Virginia Opera
La Boheme

The ultimate "date night" opera, and the original story behind the blockbuster "Rent", La Bohème is a masterwork by Puccini. Two sets of lovers in Paris eke out a meager existence as best they can, but knowing better than most what is truly important in life. From the exuberance of joy to the sorrow of loss - and the myriad games men and women play in the crazy game of love - La Bohème will be a dazzling melodic journey in a sumptuous new production.

Fri 11/6/15 8:00PM Harrison Opera House La Boheme
Sun 11/8/15 2:30PM Harrison Opera House La Boheme
Tue 11/10/15 7:30PM Harrison Opera House La Boheme


La Bohème RVA
2015-2016 Virginia Opera
La Bohème RVA

The ultimate "date night" opera, and the original story behind the blockbuster "Rent", La Bohème is a masterwork by Puccini. Two sets of lovers in Paris eke out a meager existence as best they can, but knowing better than most what is truly important in life. From the exuberance of joy to the sorrow of loss - and the myriad games men and women play in the crazy game of love - La Bohème will be a dazzling melodic journey in a sumptuous new production.

Fri 11/20/15 8:00PM Carpenter Theatre La Bohème
Sun 11/22/15 2:30PM Carpenter Theatre La Bohème


Romeo and Juliet
2015-2016 Virginia Opera
Romeo and Juliet

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 2/5/16 8:00PM Harrison Opera House Romeo and Juliet
Sun 2/7/16 2:30PM Harrison Opera House Romeo and Juliet
Tue 2/9/16 7:30PM Harrison Opera House Romeo and Juliet


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