Previews

Previews

Discover the 2020–2021 Season on the Opera Philadelphia Channel

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  • 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: Breaking the Waves

    Missy Mazzoli and Royce Vavrek's popular 2016 World Premiere production of Breaking the Waves, winner of the inaugural Best New Opera award from the Music Critics Association of North America, comes to the Opera Philadelphia Channel in an uncensored and remastered release from director James Darr...

  • Preview: Blessed

    Courtney Bryan’s Blessed is a multi-layered exploration of darkness and light, hope and love. Created as a response to the milestone events of 2020—the uprising in response to police brutality against Black men and women, the November election—Blessed reflects upon the Christian Bible’s avowal th...

  • Preview: Save The Boys

  • Preview: Lawrence Brownlee & Friends

  • Soldier Songs Trailer

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

  • Preview: LOVE in the Park

    Enjoy the talents of the Opera Philadelphia Chorus in this five-episode series, in which 16 singers under the direction of Chorus Master Elizabeth Braden and accompanied by pianist Grant Loehnig perform beloved opera arias and choruses alongside musical theater selections. Premiering December 11,...

  • 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.