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11th Anniversary Season Performances

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Passion, infidelity and tragic fate wrapped in gorgeous melodies by Bizet.
Sung in French with supertitles.

Sunday, November 8, 2015 at 3pm

E.C. Glass Civic Auditorium, 2111 Memorial Ave, Lynchburg, VA 24501

Sponsored by Mr. & Mrs. Lamar Cecil

Creative Team and Principal Cast:
Conductor: Peter Leonard
Stage Director: Dean Anthony
Light Design: David Latham
Wig/Makeup Design: Sondra Nottingham
Set Coordinator: Roland Guidry
Costume Design: Glenn Avery Breed
Costume Provider: Wardrobe Witchery
Costume Coordinator: Aaron Chvatal
Assistant Conductor: Christopher Ray
Chorus Master: Randall Speer
Children’s Chorus: Peggy Howell (Cantate)
Assistant Costumer: Liz Sheehan-Cole
Stage Manager: Adam Fulmer
Carmen: Elise Quagliata
Don José: Jon Burton
Escamillo: Michael Redding
Micaëla: Hailey Clark
Zuniga: Andrew Potter
Frasquita: Audra Casebier
Mercédès: Brooke Larimer
Le Remendado: Mark Craig
El Dancairo: Colin Levin
Moralès: John East

Click HERE to explore Carmen resource materials.

Hansel & Gretel

90 minute family opera in association with the Academy of Fine Arts (tickets sold by the AFA).
Sung in English.

Friday, Saturday & Sunday,
January 29, 30 & 31, 2016

AFA Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre, Corner of 5th & Commerce Streets, Lynchburg, VA 24504

Tickets Available Directly from the Academy of Fine Arts:
Friday, 7:30pm  

Saturday, 3:00pm  

Sunday, 2:00pm
Available Sept. 1, 2015

Don Pasquale

Donizetti’s delightful romantic comedy -- opera buffa at its best!
Sung in Italian with supertitles.

Friday, April 8, 2016 at 7:30pm
Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 3pm

AFA Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre, Corner of 5th & Commerce Streets, Lynchburg, VA 24504

Sponsored by Mr. & Mrs. D. Bruce Christian
$125 per ticket tax deductible

Opera Unleashed!

A special event to benefit Opera on the James

Saturday, May 21, 2016, 6:30-9:30pm

Beautiful Home and Spacious Lawn of Mr. & Mrs. Michael Harrington

Enjoy a delightful evening with gourmet picnic fare and a full outdoor concert against the stunning backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Sponsored by Mr. & Mrs. Frank W. Morrison and Mr. & Mrs. John (Tim) A. Timmons, Jr.

The 3 Billy Goats Gruff and Stop Bully

Fall 2015

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