Opera on the James

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Peter Leonard, General Director
Main Address:
701 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504

What We Do

Opera on the James attracts and involves Central Virginians in a full range of operatic arts by providing diverse, accessible productions performed by nationally and regionally acclaimed artists that educate, inspire, and engage. Opera on the James typically produces two mainstage operas annually, and delivers a wide variety of community engagement and outreach opportunities throughout the year, including Free Family Opera Day, Random Acts of Culture, and the video series #LifeTheseDays.

Interesting Info

Opera on the James will host free, outdoor performances in Summer & Fall 2021!
Opera on the James hopes to perform The Barber of Seville November 12 & 14 2021 at the Academy, COVID-19 restrictions pending.
In 2019/2020, Opera on the James hosted 30 performances throughout Central Virginia.

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