Previews

Previews

Discover the 2020–2021 Season on the Opera Philadelphia Channel

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  • Preview: Organ Stops

    Organ Stops, featuring the Opera Philadelphia Chorus led by Elizabeth Braden, brings traditional and new music to three venues in the city with historic pipe organs: Manayunk’s St. John the Baptist Church, Wharton-Wesley United Methodist Church in Cobbs Creek, and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in G...

  • Preview: 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...

  • Preview: They Still Want to Kill Us

    Daniel Bernard Roumain's “They Still Want To Kill Us” speaks truth to what transpired in 1921 at the Tulsa Race Massacre, an atrocity all but deleted from history until recently. The work's premiere marks one year since the murder of George Floyd: a commentary on our progress this last century on...

  • Preview: Glass Handel

    In 2018, acclaimed countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo and the luxury art and fashion multimedia company Visionaire created an immersive, operatic art installation that played to sold-out audiences in Philadelphia (as part of Festival O18) and New York City. Glass Handel can now reach a new audien...

  • Preview: La voix humaine

    Patricia Racette stars as Elle in Poulenc's La voix humaine, in a new film from director James Darrah premiering on the Opera Philadelphia Channel in September.

  • Preview: We Need To Talk

    Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw brings her complex, layered sound world to the Opera Philadelphia Channel with We Need to Talk, based on a poem by Anne Carson, starring soprano Ariadne Greif, in a film from Maureen Towey and Four/Ten Media. Premiering April 16.

  • Preview: The Island We Made

    A haunting lullaby formed from the memories and individual relationships of its collaborators—acclaimed composer Angélica Negrón, drag superstar Sasha Velour, and renowned filmmaker Matthew Placek—The Island We Made is a uniquely intimate art-opera film.

  • Preview: Save The Boys

  • Soldier Songs Trailer

    David T. Little's Soldier Songs, directed by and starring Johnathan McCullough.

  • Preview: Cycles of My Being

  • Preview: La traviata

    The digital premiere of La traviata, starring Lisette Oropesa, Alek Shrader, and Stephen Powell. Coming October 30, 2020.

  • Preview: Soldier Songs

    Composer & Librettist David T. Little and Director and "Soldier" Johnathan McCullough take you behind the scenes of "Soldier Songs."

  • Behind the Scenes of the 2020–2021 Season

    A look behind the scenes of the 2020-2021 season and safety precautions.

  • Welcome to the Opera Philadelphia Channel

    This season, we're bringing the opera to you, on the Opera Philadelphia Channel. See a concert by Lawrence Brownlee, La traviata, Cycles of My Being, Soldier Songs, El Cimarrón, new digital commissions, and more.