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Event Calendar

View all of our upcoming events for this season at Opera on the James.

 


06

Mar

2017

OPERA UP CLOSE: A Hop, Skip and a Jump Through Italian Opera

Opera on the James Building, 701 Main Street, Lynchburg

7:00pm

Professor Bettye Chambers will provide a brief survey of Italian opera from the late 16th century through the early 20th century. The talk will be illustrated with various video clips showing, among other things, the different effects created by differences of approach: stage performance or stand-alone film? original language or translation? traditional or innovative staging? contemporary to period of composition or contemporary to today? Come take this romp with us and find out for yourself!

Presented in partnership with the Dante Alighieri Society, A complimentary reception will follow this free and non-ticketed event held at the Opera building, 701 Main Street, 24504. Free parking is available in the Pacific Life parking lot across the street.

13

Mar

2017

OPERA UP CLOSE: Music of FALSTAFF by Verdi

Opera on the James Building, 701 Main Street, Lynchburg

7:00pm

Maestro Peter Leonard talks about the music of the comedy by Verdi, FALSTAFF. Complimentary reception to follow this free, non-ticketed event.

19

Mar

2017

OPERA UP CLOSE: Stars of FALSTAFF!

Westminster Canterbury, Lynchburg

4:00pm

Maestro Peter Leonard will share his thoughts and insights on our upcoming opera, FALSTAFF, followed by performances by the stars! Free and non-ticketed.

26

Mar

2017

OPERA UP CLOSE: From Stage to Opera House

Westminster Cantebury

4:00pm

Dr. Mara Amster lectures on Shakespeare\'s The Merry Wives of Windsor and Verdi\'s FALSTAFF, followed by performances of opera and Broadway hits by the Tyler Young Artists at Westminster Canterbury Bridge. Free and non-ticketed.

31

Mar

2017

FALSTAFF

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

7:30pm

Verdi\'s comic masterpiece! When Shakespeare’s portly knight of Windsor hatches a plot to improve his love life by courting two different married women, he launches a flood of comic chaos and romantic misadventure.

01

Apr

2017

OPERA FOR ALL: Free Family Day

Opera on the James Building, 701 Main Street, Lynchburg

2:00pm

A relaxed and fun introduction to opera for children of all ages!
Enjoy a performance of BYE, BYE, BULLY! followed by an art activity and reception with the cast. Free and non-ticketed.

02

Apr

2017

FALSTAFF

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

3:00pm

Verdi\'s comic masterpiece! When Shakespeare’s portly knight of Windsor hatches a plot to improve his love life by courting two different married women, he launches a flood of comic chaos and romantic misadventure.

22

Apr

2017

Cabaret 2017 - MADAMA BUTTERFLY'S GARDEN

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

6:00pm

Celebrate spring and opera in the magical setting of Madama Butterfly’s Garden. This year‘s opera cabaret will be a spectacular evening of music, food and auctions with superb performances of arias, ensembles and musical surprises. Tickets are $125 ($75 of which is tax-deductible) and can be purchased by calling 434-528-3397.