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  • TakTakShoo

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    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...

  • Tyshawn Sorey Collection

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    Watch both Save the Boys and Cycles of My Being from acclaimed Opera Philadelphia Composer in Residence Tyshawn Sorey.

  • The Marriage of Figaro

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    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

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    Star soprano Patricia Racette takes her acclaimed interpretation of Elle from the stage to the screen in this new film of Poulenc's powerful monodrama.

  • Audio Description: La voix humaine

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    With Audio Description by Nicole Sardella. Star soprano Patricia Racette takes her acclaimed interpretation of Elle from the stage to the screen in this new film of Poulenc's powerful monodrama.

  • The Drama of Tosca

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    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...

  • We Need to Talk

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    Composer Caroline Shaw brings her complex, layered sound world to the Opera Philadelphia Channel with We Need to Talk, based on a poem by celebrated poet Anne Carson starring soprano Ariadne Greif.

    Poem reprinted by permission of Anne Carson and Aragi Inc. All rights reserved.

  • Soldier Songs

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    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, Soldier Songs boldly examines the impact of trauma, the exploitation of innocence, and the difficulty of expressing war's painful truths.

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    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, Soldier Songs boldly examines the impact of trauma, the exploitation of innocence, and the difficulty of expressing war's painful truths. With audio descripti...

  • Save the Boys

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    Tyshawn Sorey's Save the Boys, featuring John Holiday and Grant Loehnig, inspired by the poem by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper. Closed captions available.

  • Cycles of My Being

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    From Tyshawn Sorey, Terrance Hayes, and Lawrence Brownlee, this timely song cycle explores the realities of life as a Black man in America today.

  • Audio Description: Cycles of My Being

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    From Tyshawn Sorey, Terrance Hayes, and Lawrence Brownlee, this timely song cycle explores the realities of life as a Black man in America today. With Audio Description by Nicole Sardella

  • La traviata
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    La traviata

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    In a special look back, Opera Philadelphia presents the broadcast premiere of Verdi's La traviata from director Paul Curran, starring soprano Lisette Oropesa in her role debut as Violetta, also starring Alek Shrader and Stephen Powell.

  • Audio Description: La traviata

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    In a special look back, Opera Philadelphia presents the broadcast premiere of Verdi's La traviata from director Paul Curran, starring soprano Lisette Oropesa in her role debut as Violetta, also starring Alek Shrader and Stephen Powell. With audio description by Nicole Sardella