The Empress and the Nightingale presented by the Virginia Opera

by | Sep 19, 2014 | What’s Happening

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2:30 pm

The Simon Family JCC presents a Virginia Opera production of The Empress and the Nightingale for families and children. This adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic children’s story of a small bird sharing her gift of song has a cast of three who perform original music. The opera vividly teaches the value of music performed live and how humans cannot control nature. Recommended for children in grades K-5.

Adults (ages 11 and up) $8 ($6 JCC member); children (ages 10 and under) $6 ($4 JCC member); family (2 adults and children) $27 ($22 JCC member). Call 321‑2338 for tickets.