Historic Theatre at the Academy Center of the Arts, 524 Main St., 24504
La Traviata will bring the splendor of the opera voice to a space that was built to showcase it! This love story of fate and sacrifice by Giuseppe Verdi is considered his most famous opera. Violetta delights in high-class pleasures, but she is secretly dying. Will this fallen woman know true love before death claims her?
Sung in Italian with English supertitles. Tickets range from $15 to $240 and can be purchased from the Academy: 434-846-8499.
Enjoy Prelude Talks for Free* One hour before La Traviata
Your ticket to LA TRAVIATA is also a ticket to learn more about the fascinating background of each Opera On The James production. Join us in the Academy Center of the Arts Historic Theatre one hour before the curtain rises for a free, preview talk about the opera. Perfect for newcomers, opera aficionados, and anyone in between, our free pre-opera talks provide an engaging overview of the opera. Learn more about the fascinating background of each production, including the music, characters, composer, and historical context from a music expert. Enhance your opera-going experience and mingle with your fellow opera goers!
April 7th, 2:00pm join our own Interim Artistic Director and Conductor of La Traviata: Maestro Peter Leonard.
Seating is unreserved, but a ticket for that day’s performance is required. Doors open approximately 15 minutes before the start of the talks, which begin an hour before each performance.
*the prelude talks are free for ticket holders only, you must have a ticket to attend the prelude talk.
(Reference: adapted from Lyric Opera production. www.lyric.com)