Amahl and the Night Visitors Returns!
By popular demand, the family holiday favorite Amahl and the Night Visitors returns to The Paramount Theater on Saturday, December 13th. This hour long inspirational holiday story in English has made opera accessible and enchanted families for over 60 years. The cast features principal singers from prestigious theaters such as The Metropolitan Opera and Washington National Opera, with a professional orchestra, children from Charlottesville's Wilson School of Dance choreographed by Juanita Wilson Duquette, and choristers prepared by Jeremy Thompson, Director of Music at First Presbyterian Church; all conducted by Kate Tamarkin, the Music Director of the Charlottesville Symphony at University of Virginia.
In English, an hour in length, and at accessible prices, Ash Lawn Opera has established a new holiday tradition for families in Charlottesville!
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13
4:30 pm & 7:00 pm
Box Office Hours: 10 am - 2 pm, M-F
Adult: $27; $37; $45
Photo by Janet Moore-Coll
The Mother (Brandy Lynn Johnson) and Amahl (Georgia Castleman) in the 2013 production
Photo by Natalie Krovetz
Dancers from the Wilson School of Dance in the 2013 production
Amahl and the Night Visitors Education Programs
Ash Lawn Opera continues its longtime commitment to reaching children who might not otherwise be exposed to opera by offering interactive education programs free of charge at Public Libraries in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, as well as at the Virginia Discovery Museum. Please join us on:
Nov. 3 / 6 pm / Scottsville Library
Nov. 12 / 4:30 pm / Fluvanna Library
Nov. 20 / 4 pm / Northside Library
Nov. 22 / 10:30 am / Virginia Discovery Museum
Dec. 2 / 4:30 pm / Crozet Library
Dec. 3 / 4 pm / Gordon Avenue Library
Do you and your family want to learn more about this opera? Click here for our education materials.
Read the Amahl Press Release
Now in its 37th season, the Ash Lawn Opera has established a new holiday tradition, with two performances of Gian Carlo Menotti’s perennial holiday favorite, Amahl and the Night Visitors on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 at The Paramount Theater in downtown Charlottesville. In English, an hour in length, and at accessible prices, this is an ideal way to introduce families to opera. Read more.
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