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Opera is coming to the Peninsula!

Opera is coming to the Peninsula! Exciting news for residents of Hampton, Newport News, Yorktown, Poquoson and Williamsburg: Virginia Opera’s Emerging Artists will be featured in three programs, all free and open to the public.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart by Mark Russell Smith

It is always a joy to return to the miraculous music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.  While some of the other master composers are considered innovators – Beethoven, Wagner, Debussy, Stravinsky – I consider Mozart a perfector.

The Magic Flute by Michael Shell

On the surface, The Magic Flute is a coming of age story about moving on to an enlightened state. 

Greetings from the Wig Shop

Greetings from the world of Wigs and Make-up! An opera like Falstaff is a banquet of opportunity for our little corner of the Opera!