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Event Calendar

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

 


28

Jan

2017

THE MAGIC FLUTE at The Prizery

The Prizery, 700 Bruce St, South Boston, VA 24592

2:00pm

A handsome prince, with his magic flute and comic sidekick Papageno, searches for love, truth and a kidnapped princess. A presentation of this classic Mozart opera, with a meet the cast reception immediately following the happy ending! Tickets for this performance must be purchased from The Prizery.

29

Jan

2017

THE MAGIC FLUTE at the Academy

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

3:00pm

A handsome prince, with his magic flute and comic sidekick Papageno, searches for love, truth and a kidnapped princess. A presentation of this classic Mozart opera, with a meet the cast reception immediately following the happy ending! Tickets for this performance must be purchased from the Academy.

19

Feb

2017

OPERA UP CLOSE: Opera Houses of the World

Opera on the James Building, 701 Main Street, Lynchburg

4:00pm

Lamar Cecil gives a fascinating talk on one of our favorite subjects! Complimentary reception to follow this free and non-ticketed event.

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 gives a breakneck overview of Italian Opera, spanning four centuries, illustrated by videoclips showing what a difference various approaches and stagings can make in the overall effect. Presented in partnership with the Dante Alighieri Society, a complimentary reception will follow this free, non-ticketed event.

13

Mar

2017

OPERA UP CLOSE: Music of Verdi's FALSTAFF

Opera on the James Building, 701 Main Street, Lynchburg

7:00pm

Maestro Peter Leonard talks about the music of Verdi\'s comedy, 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: OPERA UP CLOSE: From Stage to Opera House

Westminster Cantebury

4:00pm

Dr. Mara Amster lectures on the journey of Shakespeare\'s "The Merry Wives of Windsor" to Verdi\'s FALSTAFF and the Tyler Young Artists perform. 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.