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Virginia Opera’s Adam Turner Awarded Prestigious Conducting Fellowship

September 17, 2015 - Virginia Opera, The Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia, is proud to announce a significant award received by Adam Turner, the company’s Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor.  Earlier this week, the Kurt Weill Foundation named Turner the inaugural Julius Rudel/Kurt Weill Conducting Fellow under the new fellowship program established to honor the legacy of conductor Julius Rudel.  

Virginia Opera Announces Free Public Concert Opera in the Park on Saturday, September 12

NORFOLK, VA | August 28, 2015 - Virginia Opera, The Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia, announces the 7th Annual Opera in the Park to take place at Town Point Park in Norfolk, VA on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 7:30pm. This season’s Opera in the Park features accompaniment by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Virginia Opera Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor, Adam Turner.  

Virginia Opera Announces Free Public Concert Opera in the Park on Saturday, August 29th

RICHMOND, VA | August 17, 2015 - Virginia Opera, The Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia, proudly announces the 3rd Annual Opera in the Park to take place at Dogwood Dell Amphitheatre in Richmond, VA on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 7:30pm. This season’s Opera in the Park features accompaniment by The Richmond Symphony under the baton of Virginia Opera Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor, Adam Turner.  

Virginia Opera Congratulates Baritone Edward Parks

NORFOLK, VA | July 21, 2015- Virginia Opera, The Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia, congratulates baritone Edward Parks, soon to be seen on Virginia Opera stages as Marcello in La Bohème, for placing in the Operalia International Opera Competition at the Royal Opera House in London!