We were honored with the presentation of the
Emerging Arts Award for 2013 by the Arts Council of Fairfax County
in ceremonies in October.
The award recognition cited our "entrepreneurial and quality arts programming" while noting "Riverbend continues to inspire and engage diverse audiences of music lovers, while supporting music professionals."
The photo above shows (L to R) Linda S. Sullivan, president and CEO of the Arts Council of Fairfax County;
our music director Molly Khatcheressian with John Turner;
and Joe Ritchey,
chairman of the Arts Council of Fairfax County.
(Photo copyright Penny Nail-Hoelting.)
You can see the remarks entered by Rep. Connolly here,
and watch the video prepared for the ceremony here.
Please check back for details on our 2014 production of Andrea Chénier
the opera masterpiece of composer Umberto Giordano.
As always, our performances are in wonderful intimate spaces where you become part of the drama and music.
Please join us!
We are especially grateful to our supporting patrons, including Opera supporters in the Lake Barcroft Community in Fairfax County who present "Opera on the Lake,"
The Music and Arts Committee of Providence Presbyterian Church,
The Northern Virginia Opera Guild, The Southwest Chamber Players of Washington, and the Performing Arts Department of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology.
If you are a singer and would like to join us for future productions, please send an email
to us with a few words about your background and training or experience.
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