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Don Giovanni   ·   More Info »
Don Giovanni

Considered one of the top 10 operas in the world, Don Giovanni blends comedy, melodrama and supernatural elements into Mozart's popular opera buffa. Don Giovanni is the consummate bad boy - a licentious nobleman who outrages all who encounter him with his philandering ways. This opera confronts all-too familiar contemporary and universal topics of sex, power, and morality.
The orchestra for this production is provided by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra.
Running Time: 2 hours 55 minutes (including intermission)
Sung in Italian with English Supertitles



The Elixir of Love   ·   More Info »
The Elixir of Love

This comic opera is Donizetti's most-performed opera worldwide with sparkling effervescent tunes, emotional melodies, and the quack medicine man selling his love potion. The original rom-com (romantic comedy), the characters develop before our very eyes in a most touching love story containing one of the most famous tenor arias of all time "Una furtiva lagrima".
The orchestra for this production is provided by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra.
Running Time: 2 hours 55 minutes (including intermission)
Sung in Italian with English Supertitles



Madama Butterfly   ·   More Info »
Madama Butterfly

Puccini's timeless masterpiece takes the Virginia Opera stage rendering this heartbreaking drama and mesmerizing score, featuring the poignant aria "Un bel di". A tale of love and sacrifice set against a clash of cultures, Puccini's use of authentic Japanese themes and soaring Italian lyricism created a powerful emotional experience.
The orchestra for this production is provided by the Richmond Symphony Orchestra.
Running Time: 2 hours 57 minutes (including intermission)
Sung in Italian with English Supertitles