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To say that he is the most acclaimed countertenor of the day, perhaps the best ever, is to understate his achievement. He is simply a great singer. — The New York Times
Richmond, Norfolk, Fairfax, VA (December 12, 2016) Virginia Opera presents its third production of the 2016-2017 Season with The Magic Marksman (Der Freischütz) by Carl Maria von Weber in Norfolk, Richmond and Fairfax from January 27, 2017 through February 19, 2017.
Richmond, Norfolk, Fairfax, VA (November 7, 2016) On Tuesday, November 22 Virginia Opera will present its annual public Master Teacher Series featuring Scottish Stage Director, Paul Curran.
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.”