Rehearsals are in full swing for Virginia Opera’s production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel, with our leads exploring their characters’ emotional complexities and finding musical nuances, dancers continuing to polish the captivating “Prologue” and “Ballet”, choristers dotting every i and crossing every t in the rip-roaring number “June is bustin’ out all over!”, and rehearsals with our wonderful Virginia Symphony Orchestra beginning this week. You, the audience, are in for a spectacular treat next month!
The Marriage of Figaro remains one of the “Top Ten” operas of all time. With such rampant popularity, it’s no surprise it remains a staple of opera companies across the globe, but chances are you heard selections from The Marriage of Figaro before ever having stepped into a performance hall.
The Marriage of Figaro opens this Saturday at Norfolk's Harrison Opera House. It's four acts are packed with hilarity, raw emotion and Mozart's glorious music. Check out this sneak peek of images by David A. Beloff! Tickets and more information on the production available at vaopera.org.