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  • A Jarful of Bees

    A multimedia, immersive short film on the transformation of memory and the mutability of familial relationships, created in collaboration with painter Natalie Frank, artist/animator Erin Pollock, with original story and concept by Eve Gigliotti and Paola Prestini. With music composed by Paola Pre...

  • Soldier Songs

    Opera, rock, and film collide in David T. Little's exploration of the life of the Soldier. Based on interviews with veterans of five wars, the piece boldly examines the impact of trauma, the exploitation of innocence, and the difficulty of expressing war's painful truths.

  • The Passion of Scrooge

    Is this a film about Scrooge? About a composer’s life? An opera within an opera? "The Passion of Scrooge" blurs these lines between performance, documentary, and fiction, into a cinematic concert experience that’s seasoned with magical reality. Composer Jon Deak has adapted Charles Dickens’ timel...

  • Reflection & Re-Vision: The Raven Roundtable

    A recording of the Festival O22 roundtable discussion on Toshio Hosokawa’s The Raven, and its presentation by director Aria Umezawa and the Obvious Agency. Panel led by Robert Buscher, with Makoto Hirano and Will Gardner. Now streaming for free.

  • Black Lodge

    Set in a nightmarish Bardo, a place between death and rebirth, a tormented writer faces down demons of his own making. Forced to confront the darkest moment in his life, he mines fractured and repressed memories for a way out. A woman is at the center of all the writer’s afterlife encounters. She...

  • Opera Breakdown

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    Explore our upcoming operas with our Scholar in Residence, Dr. Lily Kass in this FREE series.

  • The Marriage of Figaro

    Opera Philadelphia’s acclaimed production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro was a hit with audiences and critics, called “ceaselessly clever” and “easily recommendable” by The Philadelphia Inquirer, and “fresher, sassier, and more dazzling than ever” by Philadelphia Magazine. Regarded as one of ...

  • Cycles of My Being

    A song cycle that centers on what it means to be a Black man living in America today, by Tyshawn Sorey, Terrance Hayes, and Lawrence Brownee.

  • Audio Description: Cycles of My Being

    A song cycle that centers on what it means to be a Black man living in America today, by Tyshawn Sorey, Terrance Hayes, and Lawrence Brownee. With Audio Description by Nicole Sardella.

  • TakTakShoo

    Journey towards joy and rebirth with TakTakShoo. This World Premiere fuses opera and K-pop, marimba, electronics and dance, to create an eclectic sound and movement world. Composed by Rene Orth, a graduate of Opera Philadelphia’s Composer in Residence program, with a libretto by playwright Kanika...

  • The Drama of Tosca

    In this concert film, capturing a live performance from May 2021, the tragic tale of Floria Tosca takes on a completely new dimension. Seen through the eyes of an omniscient narrator and focusing on the three main characters, this innovative version of Puccini’s beloved work bridges opera and sto...

  • La voix humaine

    Star soprano Patricia Racette takes her acclaimed interpretation of Elle from the stage to the screen in this new film of one of opera’s most powerful monodramas. Described by Poulenc as “a musical confession,” La voix humaine tells the story of one woman as she grapples with grief, denial, and a...

  • Svadba

    To love, laughter, and happily ever after! Svadba tells the story of a bride-to-be on the eve of her marriage, as four of her closest friends and a family elder gather to celebrate and prepare for the big event.

    Sung completely a cappella, Svadba’s mesmerizing music by Serbian composer Ana Soko...

  • Cycles of My Being

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    Cycles of My Being, a song cycle that centers on what it means to be a Black man living in America today, by Tyshawn Sorey, Terrance Hayes, and Lawrence Brownlee.

  • La traviata

    Verdi's La traviata, featuring Lisette Oropesa in her role debut as Violetta.

  • Audio Description

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    Opera Philadelphia Channel productions with Audio Description by Nicole Sardella.

  • Reflection & Re-vision

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    Reflection & Re-Vision is FREE to all. Please click the videos below to start watching.

    As a response to the productions in the Opera Philadelphia Channel, this FREE series will look deeper into the genre of opera by exploring both its musical and theatrical elements as well as engage non-musica...