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11th Anniversary Season Performances





Next on Stage!


Available August 1, 2015


An opera in four acts by the French composer Georges Bize

November 8, 2015

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

Hansel & Gretel

90 minute family opera in association with the Academy of Fine Arts

Saturday January 30, 2016 Sunday January 31, 2016

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

Available August 1!

Don Pasquale

An opera buffa, or comic opera, in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti

Friday April 8, 2016 Sunday April 10, 2016

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

Jack & The Beanstalk and Stop Bully

Fall 2015

Elementary Schools & Community Venues across Central Virginia
Call the office at 434-528-3397 to book a free performance or to inquire about a Random Act of Culture (ten minute opera pop-up) at your business

La Bohème

by Giacomo Puccini

November 9, 2014 at 3pm

Puccini's tragic masterpiece.  Joining Maestro Carmine Aufiero and stage director, John Harris, is a wonderful cast including Camille Zamora and Jeffrey Gwaltney as Mimi and Rodolfo; Sarah Heltzel and Corey Crider as Musetta and Marcello, Dimitrie Lazich as Schaunard, and Wayne Kompelien as Benoit and Alcindoro. Dr. Randy Spear will direct the adult chorus, and Peggy Howell will prepare members of Cantate Children’s and Youth Choir .   Principal Cast and Creative Team:  
Conductor: Carmine Aufiero
Stage Director: John Harris
Light Design/TD: David Latham (set from Florida State University)
Make-up Design: Sondra Nottingham
Costume Coordinator: Aaron Chvatal (costumes from Pensacola Opera)
Chorus Master: Randy Speer (Randolph, Liberty, community members)
Children’s Chorus: Peggy Howell (Cantate)
Rehearsal Pianist: Rachel Zapata
Stage Manager: Carrington Konow
Mimi: Camille Zamora
Rodolfo: Jeffrey Gwaltney
Musetta: Sarah Heltzel
Marcello: Corey Crider
Schaunard: Dimitrie Lazich
Colline: Nathaniel Mattingly
Benoit/Alcindoro: Wayne Kompelien
Parpignol: Jason Heard
Sargeant: John East
Buy TicketsTickets: Available on our websiteTickets on Sale Now! Season ticket discounts available until October 15.

The Marriage of Figaro

March 20 at 7:30pm and March 22 at 3pm

Academy of Fine Arts Warehouse Theater

Mozarts's entertaining comedy

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