Thursday, August 21, 2014

58th Annual Festival of the Arts Presents ‘Opera in the Park’

The City’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities, in cooperation with the Virginia Opera and Wells Fargo, will host Opera in the Park, as part of the 58th annual Festival of Arts at Dogwood Dell. The concert will be held on Saturday, August 30 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. 

The concert will feature performers from the Virginia Opera and accompanied by the Richmond Symphony conducted by Adam Turner. Classical pieces by Rossini, Verdi, and Mozart will be featured along with more contemporary pieces by Steven Sondheim and Leonard Bernstein. A complete program can be found at .

This is the second year that Opera in the Park has been a part of the City of Richmond’s Festival of the Arts. Attendance for the 2013 event exceeded 2,000 residents and visitors. For more information, please call (804) 646-1031.