In 1992, a young singer just out of college got the chance to perform for the first time with a professional opera company: Ash Lawn Opera—now Charlottesville Opera.
Today that young man, Eric Owens, is a world-renowned bass-baritone who has performed leading roles at the Met and other great companies.
Eric came back to Charlottesville several weeks ago to thank Charlottesville Opera by giving a special benefit concert. Let him tell you why it’s important to support “small town” opera companies like Charlottesville Opera:
Thank you Eric and all of our wonderful supporters! It was a fabulous evening for all!