Celebrate our 39th Season

All performances presented at The Paramount Theater, except for June 30 performance at Virginia Tech


Cosi fan tutte

Mozart's comedic classic, full of mistaken identities, deceptive servants, jealous lovers, and sublime music, is a production you won't want to miss.

JUNE 30 at Virginia Tech, JULY 10m, 13, 15



You'll leave the theater humming your favorite tunes from Rodgers and Hammerstein's ever-topical, Pulitzer Prize winning musical.

JULY 23, 24m, 27, 29, 30m


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The Latest News from Charlottesville's Opera Company

2016 Summer Season Media Roundup

Artistic Director Michelle Krisel recently sat down with Sandy Hausman at WVTF to talk about our 39th summer season. Listen…

Meet Director, Choreographer, Librettist: John de los Santos

South Pacific opens this Saturday at The Paramount Theater!  This fantastic piece of musical theater is directed and choreographed by multi-talented…

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Just Announced: Children’s Presentation before July 24th SOUTH PACIFIC

Ash Lawn Opera presents a fun and free educational presentation for kids before the matinee of South Pacific this Sunday, July…

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Meet International Star Cassandra Velasco

Our summer season starts this Sunday at The Paramount Theater with Così fan tutte!  Featured in Così is Cassandra Zoe Velasco, a…

Photo Credit

From top: La traviata (2016), photo by Natalie Krovetz
My Fair Lady (2015), photo by Natalie Krovetz