Read the latest news and press releases from Virginia Opera.
Norfolk, Richmond, Fairfax, VA (October 26, 2016) Virginia Opera presents rising-star baritone, Will Liverman as Figaro in seven performances next month of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville.
Richmond, VA (October 18, 2016)
Richmond native Molly Phelan was captivated by opera at an early age thanks to a kindergarten teacher, parental guidance, and Virginia Opera.
Richmond, Norfolk, Fairfax, VA (October 14, 2016)
Virginia Opera presents its second production of the 2016-2017 Season with The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini in Norfolk, Richmond and Fairfax from November 11 through December 4, 2016.
June 30, 2016 – Virginia Opera’s Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor, Adam Turner, has “hit the road” on a nationwide tour of many of the leading summer opera festivals, in search of talent and new productions to present on Virginia Opera’s stages across the Commonwealth of Virginia!
RICHMOND, VA (February 17, 2016)- If you were anywhere near 7th and Broad yesterday in downtown Richmond around noon you saw emergency vehicles, police cars, streets blocked and the victim of a hit and run lying in the street.
March 24, 2016 – Virginia Opera, “The Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia,” will close the 2015-2016 opera season with a powerful production of the legendary story, “The Flying Dutchman.”
RICHMOND/NORFOLK/FAIRFAX, VA (July 5, 2016) Virginia Opera continues to select top young talent to maintain the highest artistic standards in the industry. Newly appointed Chorus Master/Assistant Conductor Aaron Breid represents the next generation of those young artists on track to sustain the opera legacy and its relevance for the 21st century.
Norfolk, Va (August 26, 2016) – Virginia Opera, The Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia, is pleased to present the 8th Annual Opera in the Park – a community concert event at Town Point Park in Norfolk, Va., on Saturday, September 10.
August 31, 2016 – Virginia Opera invites you to spend “A Sinful Night with Adam and Ute,” an evocative evening of cabaret fare reminiscent of the smoky, sultry performance style of Marlene Dietrich and Edith Piaf, with a one-night-only event in Norfolk and Richmond.
September 6, 2016 – Last week, Virginia Opera sent a press release inviting you to spend “A Sinful Night with Adam and Ute,” an evocative evening of cabaret fare reminiscent of the smoky, sultry performance style of Marlene Dietrich and Edith Piaf, with a one-night-only event in Norfolk and Richmond.