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  • 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.

  • 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 Sokol...

  • 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 Kanik...

  • 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. Opera fans and the ...

  • 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...

  • Organ Stops

    Take a musical tour of Philadelphia’s historic pipe organs with the Opera Philadelphia Chorus! Visit three churches—Manayunk’s St. John the Baptist Church, Wharton-Wesley United Methodist Church in Cobbs Creek, and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Germantown—and hear traditional opera choruses from...

  • Audio Description

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    Opera Philadelphia Channel productions with Audio Description by Nicole Sardella.

  • 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...

  • Reflection & Re-vision

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    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-musical scholars to gain a better cultural, social, and historical perspective. The Reflection ...

  • New Directions – Music Theatre Wales

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    Opera Philadelphia presents New Directions, a commissioning program from Music Theatre Wales, a new opera and music theatre company based in Cardiff. Our ambition at MTW is to be a driving force for change, and with New Directions we are bringing new artists to opera, provoking change in the way ...

  • 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, starring Lisette Oropesa in her role debut as Violetta. This 2015 production from director Paul Curran also stars Alek Shrader and Stephen Powell.