April 30, 2019 11:41 AM - April 30, 2019

The Paramount Theater

June 29, 7:30 pm
June 30, 2:00 pm matinee

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Join Charlottesville Opera as we celebrate ten years in the Paramount Theatre with an elegant evening of glorious song featuring soprano Victoria Cannizzo (Teatro Verdi), soprano Colleen Daly (Tulsa Opera), tenor Cooper Nolan (Oper Frankfurt) and Malcolm MacKenzie (Metropolitan Opera) alongside our 2019 Young Artists in operatic highlights by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini, and Bernstein.

Enjoy opera’s “greatest hits” in the beautifully restored historic Paramount Theatre as Maestro Steven Jarvi leads the Charlottesville Opera Orchestra and a cast of world-class artists in this star-studded spectacular event to begin our exciting 2019 summer season!


PUCCINI : Madame Butterfly : Un Bel di
PUCCINI : La bohème : Quando men vo
PUCCINI : Tosca : Recondita Armonia
VERDI : Rigoletto : Cortigiani
ROSSINI : Barber of Seville : Quintet
PUCCINI : Turandot : Nessun Dorma
PUCCINI : Tosca : Vissi d’arte and Scarpia’s Death
BIZET : Carmen : Habanera
BIZET : Carmen : Duet
BIZET : Carmen : Votre Toast
MOZART : Cosí fan tutte : O Soave se il vento
PUCCINI : La bohème : Act 3
BERNSTEIN : Candide : Make Our Garden Grow

Principal Artists

Victoria Cannizzo : Soprano
Colleen Daly : Soprano
Malcolm MacKenzie : Baritone
Cooper Nolan : Tenor
Michael Gray : Tenor
Principal Artists underwritten, in part, by Robert L. and Christine Elliott | Joseph and Elizabeth LeVaca


Tahanee Aluwihare · Tascha Anderson · Dylan Elza
Celeste Godin · Michael Gray · Virginia Hesse · Nathan Kessel
Eric Smedsrud · Jacob Surzyn
Young Artists and Apprentice Artists underwritten, in part, by Robert L. and Christine Elliott | Ludwig Kuttner | Jim Price Auto


Megan Callahan · Louis Riva · Megan Stapleton · Jacob Surzyn

Charlottesville Opera Orchestra

Charlottesville Opera Orchestra sponsored by Rosalyn and David Preston