Metropolitan Opera singer and the lead of Rigoletto Hyung Yun is joined by pianist Jeremy Thompson, Director of Music at First Presbyterian, to perform a selection of favorites at the beautiful First Presbyterian Church in Downtown Charlottesville. Check back soon for ticket information.
Break out the wine glasses! A fun, outdoor performance by Charlottesville Opera Principal and Young Artists in the IX Art Park sculptural greenspace that is free and open to the public.
Celebrate the opening of the Summer Season at our annual gala! This can’t-miss event features an incredible performance by principal singers from our production of Rigoletto, a silent auction featuring exclusive vacation stays, gift certificates to the best of Charlottesville’s arts and dining, artwork, and other products from local vendors, dinner, and dancing.
Black tie optional.
New this year!
We are kicking off our 40th Anniversary Celebration early with our Honorary Gala Co-Chairs Jay Hunter Morris and Meg Gillentine. Join us for an intimate evening of desserts, drinks, and music at historic Casa Maria for our gala patrons.
In order to attend you must purchase a patron ticket or table.
Learn more about our first premiere in over 35 years! Join us for a free talk by Alison Booth, Professor of English at University of Virginia and Director of the Scholars' Lab, about George Eliot's Middlemarch, followed by excerpts from Allen Shearer and Claudia Stevens' operatic adaptation, Middlemarch in Spring, performed by the Charlottesville Opera cast. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, March 13 to reserve your spot.
Join us for our our annual Valentine Luncheon. Meet other opera lovers, hear about the exciting changes at our company and get a behind-the-scenes look at Middlemarch in Spring, Rigoletto, and Oklahoma! followed by a delicious lunch. $37/person. RSVP by February 9 to email@example.com.