Virginia Opera Artists to perform at Rose Fest

RICHMOND, Va. (September 24, 2012) – Virginia Opera artists will return to this year’s Rose Fest at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden on Saturday, October 6, 2012. Performances will take place between 12:15 and 2:30 p.m. Admission is free for Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden members with standard admission charged to non-members.

The musical programs consist of opera’s popular arias and duets, including music from La Bohème, Carmen, The Barber of Seville, and The Marriage of Figaro—one of Virginia Opera’s 2012-13 Season productions, with performances at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage in April.

Rose Fest is the perfect setting with the Garden’s more than 1,800 roses providing a unique and picturesque backdrop. To learn more about Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, visit their website: www.lewisginter.org 

Virginia Opera’s 2012-13 Season begins with performances of Georges Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers on October 19 and 21 at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage. For tickets to or additional details about the Virginia Opera 2012-13 Season, visit www.vaopera.org or call 1.866.OPERA.VA.

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