Opera Roanoke is excited to announce one of the most entertaining seasons in its 39-year history: Comedy Tonight! In fall 2014, Mozart’s Abduction will be presented in Roanoke for the first time. Its ebullient score and unrestrained comic tone, balanced
June 29 – July 2 W&L Alumni College – The Music of George Gershwin This Alumni college will offer a brief but comprehensive review of the many sides of George Gershwin. Join General & Artistic Director Scott Williamson and Amy
Wednesday, July 9, 8 p.m. Eastern Music Festival (North Carolina) & Greensboro Opera Collaboration Opera Roanoke’s Amy Cofield Williamson performs selections from Johann Strauss’ Die Fledermaus. Information available here. Tickets required and can be purchased here.
April 28, 2013 By Michael Saffle Special to The Roanoke Times Correction (April 28, 2013, 6:56 p.m.): John Tiranno plays the character of Frederic in Opera Roanoke’s production of “The Pirates of Penzance,” and Scott Williamson conducted. The review has
September 23, 2012 By Michael Saffle Special to The Roanoke Times Friday evening a surprisingly small Jefferson Center audience heaped applause on Opera Roanoke’s remarkably skillful performance of “The Flying Dutchman.” Richard Wagner began writing his “Dutchman” in 1840 while
By Michael Saffle Special to the Roanoke Times A sold-out audience showered applause Friday evening on Opera Roanoke’s thoroughly enjoyable performance of Georges Bizet’s “Carmen.” “Carmen” is Opera Roanoke’s last 2011-2012 production. A second performance will take place today at