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  • Reimagining Opera's Heroines for the Modern Age

    A roundtable conversation with Dr. Naomi André, Aria Umezawa, and Karen Slack and moderated by Dr. Lily Kass. The conversation was recorded shortly before Opera Philadelphia's production of Rigoletto. Part of the free Reflection & Re-Vision series.

  • 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...

  • For the Love of Opera: Celebrating RBG's 88th Birthday

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg was notoriously passionate about opera. To mark her 88th birthday, Opera Philadelphia, the National Museum of American Jewish History, and the Lowell Milken Center for Music of American Jewish Experience at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music partnered to celebrate RBG with p...

  • Reimagine the Composer

    A roundtable discussion about composing with:

    Erin Busch, composer and founder and executive director of the Young Women Composers Camp (YWCC)
    Courtney Bryan, composer and pianist
    Melissa Dunphy, composer and educator
    Tanyaradzwa Tawengwa, Zimbabwean gwenyambira, composer, singer, and scholar

  • Reimagine the Opera Canon, Part I

    This roundtable conversation investigates how to handle problematic portions of the canon as well as ways to make space for new and different voices.

    Host:
    Veronica Chapman-Smith

    Panel:
    Dr. Melissa Dunphy
    Dr. Michael Mohammed
    Emily Sung
    Tanyaradzwa Tawengwa

  • Reimagine the Opera Canon, Part 2

    This roundtable conversation investigates how to handle problematic portions of the canon as well as ways to make space for new and different voices.

  • Misled Transformation of a Heroine

    Join guest lecturer Dr. Michael Mohammed on an examination of La traviata through the main character Violetta Valéry and learn how she not only transforms herself but also is transformed by the environment surrounding her.

  • Soldier Songs: The Impact of Military Life

    Inspired by David T. Little's opera Soldier Songs, this video features interviews with former members of the United States military and leaders from veteran support networks.