We are excited to announce Opera Roanoke's 2012-2013 season! Pirates of the Operatic C's will launch with our first full production of a Wagner opera and conclude with the high-flying musical comedy of Gilbert & Sullivan. The Flying Dutchman is not only Wagner's first enduring success, but it is one of the masterpieces of romantic opera. Mark your calendars now for The Flying Dutchman, September 21 & 23, 2012. Gilbert & Sullivan's witty operetta, The Pirates of Penzance sets sail April 26 & 28, 2013.