Steven Jarvi has been named interim artistic director of Charlottesville Opera for the 2017-18 season. A former resident conductor of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and associate conductor of the Kansas City Symphony, Jarvi has conducted the Charlottesville company’s opera productions for the past eight years.
Charlottesville Opera also has announced repertory for its 2018 summer season: Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” and Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods,” which will be the first Sondheim musical staged by the company.
Performances will be in July and August at the Paramount Theater on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall. Ticket prices will be $12-$75.
For more information, call (434) 293-4500 or visit http://www.charlottesvilleopera.org