for a wonderful 2015 Summer Season!
Meet the Principal Artists of Madama Butterfly
Meet the Prinicipal Artists of My Fair Lady
Highlights from Madama Butterfly
Carol Cooper in memory of Philip Cooper
Highlights from My Fair Lady
The 2015 Summer Season in the Media
Click here to watch the Newsplex story on the show, featuring interviews with Costume Designer Shon LeBlanc and Executive Director Kevin O'Halloran
"While diehard fans of linguist and professor Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle, his Cockney diamond in the rough, will be counting down to opening night, costume designer Shon LeBlanc is counting up — to 800 wardrobe pieces, and beyond." - Jane Dunlap Norris
Click here to read the Daily Progress' sparkling article on My Fair Lady -- featuring interviews with Costume Designer LeBlanc and Artistic Director Michelle Krisel
"A great work deserves a great interpretation" - Artistic Director Michelle Krisel
Click here to hear Krisel and O'Halloran interviewed on WINA about My Fair Lady
Krisel recently joined Ann Shaffer on WTJU's Sunday Opera Matinee to discuss My Fair Lady. Click here to listen!
Click here to watch a recent NBC29 story on KidsFest,
Ash Lawn Opera's largest annual education event.
Click here to watch a recent Newsplex story on Madama Butterfly, with exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of our orchestra, costumes, and singers in rehearsal
“To me, it’s the perfect marriage of drama and music. [...] Even if you didn’t understand a word of this drama, you’d understand it from the music.” - Artistic Director Michelle Krisel
"Believe it or not, we have 103 people coming to Charlottesville this season [...] So this is really a huge Charlottesville effort." - Ash Lawn Opera Executive Director Kevin O'Halloran
WINA recently interviewed O'Halloran and Krisel. Click here to listen!
O'Halloran, Krisel, and Butterfly scenic designer Charles Murdock Lucas were recently interviewed by the C-Ville Weekly. Click here to read more!
"The music suddenly captures us in a way that's almost like a painting [...] but there's a lot of places in this piece where we have a sense of awe." - Madama Butterfly conductor Steven Jarvi
Madama Butterfly Maestro Jarvi and Stage Director Daniel Rigazzi were recently interviewed by WTJU's Allen Hench. Click here to listen!
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