Charlottesville Opera: Ash Lawn Opera Transformed

Ash Lawn Opera becomes Charlottesville Opera to mark 40th, and most ambitious, season FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 19, 2016 Contact: Lydia Zodda, 434.293.4500 Ash Lawn Opera, Charlottesville, Virginia’s premier opera company for 40 years, will become Charlottesville Opera in 2017. Imagine 1978: the downtown mall had just opened in Charlottesville and […]

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 to the full story here to hear about Lorenzo Da Ponte’s colorful life and how South Pacific influenced even hairstyles when it premiered! “Ash Lawn Opera reimagines Mozart’s scandalous work” […]