Naxos American Opera Classics Releases the World Premiere Recording of Rappahannock County

A STIRRING MUSIC THEATRE WORK ABOUT LIFE AND LOSS DURING THE CIVIL WAR A deeply insightful and powerful work about life and loss during the Civil War, Rappahannock County, a new music theater work by composer Ricky Ian Gordon with lyrics and concept by Mark Campbell is featured in its world premiere recording on Naxos’ American Opera Classics label. Set for release…

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Virginia Arts Festival 2012 ~ a spectacular array of performances from April 16 through June 28

The Virginia Arts Festival opened its 16th season last night at the Harrison Opera House in Norfolk with the glorious Renée Fleming, in her only US recital this season. The Festival, which runs through June 28, presents a spectacular array of events, presenting more than 58 performances in venues throughout southeastern Virginia. Offering an unparalleled breadth of performances, from a…

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