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Virginia Opera Appoints New Chorus Master/Assistant Conductor, Aaron Breid

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. 

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Fairfax: ‘Great Performances’ Continue at Mason

Center for the Arts announces next season’s ‘Great Performances.’

Once again, George Mason University Center for the Arts will dazzle audiences with a wide array of celebrated artists from around the world with its upcoming 2016-17 “Great Performances” series.

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VA Opera Announces Its 2016-17 Season

Posted: Saturday, March 19, 2016 10:30 pm

From productions rarely seen in this country to beloved opera classics that have entertained the masses for more than a century, Virginia Opera’s 2016-17 repertoire pushes artistic boundaries both in scope and talent.

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