Opera Philadelphia Channel Presents

Opera Philadelphia Channel Presents

During Festival O22, Opera Philadelphia showcased films from opera companies and creators across the country. Now, you can experience some of those films and more interesting opera programs from the comfort of home, streaming on the Opera Philadelphia Channel. Each film will have a limited run on the Channel. Subscribe today to see them all!

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Opera Philadelphia Channel Presents
  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Preview: Rumspringawakening

    Streaming January 13, 2023

    Written and directed by Adam Taylor, music by Nathan Fletcher, produced by Obadiah Baker.

    With the help of a failed Broadway actress (soprano Janet Szepei Todd), a wide-eyed Amish teen (tenor Jon Lee Keenan) sings his way to adulthood on his Rumspringa through New Yor...

  • Preview: Obscura Nox

    Streaming January 20, 2023.

    In a modern retelling of Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, a woman (soprano Julia Dawson) is cloistered in a prison of her own making until a mysterious stranger shows her a way out. Featuring Mozart’s “Exsultate, Jubilate” (KV 165) and new music by Iranian-Canadian compo...

  • Preview: Hansel and Gretel

    Streaming February 10, 2023.

    In Opera Ithaca’s delightfully delicious adaptation of Engelbert Humperdinck's classic, two children who are lost in the woods are captured by a celebrity chef witch, who hosts the kids on her cooking show as both the guest stars... and the main ingredients.

    Produce...

  • Preview: The Passion of Scrooge

    Streaming November 4, 2022. 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 ad...

  • Preview: A Jarful of Bees

    Streaming November 18, 2022. 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. Wit...