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  • 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...

  • Digital Commissions Bundle

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    Watch three world premiere works from Tyshawn Sorey, Angélica Negrón, and Caroline Shaw with this bundle.

  • 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.

  • The Island We Made

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    The Island We Made combines ethereal electronic music and the transformative art of drag lip-sync to explore familial relationships and a multi-generational depiction of “Mother.” A haunting lullaby formed from the memories and individual relationships of its collaborators—acclaimed composer Angé...

  • 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.

  • Audio Description: 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. 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.

  • 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