Season 2

Season 2

The 2021–2022 Season on the Opera Philadelphia Channel

Season 2
  • Reimagining Opera's Heroines for the Modern Age

    A roundtable conversation with Dr. Naomi André, Aria Umezawa, and Karen Slack and moderated by Dr. Lily Kass. The conversation was recorded shortly before Opera Philadelphia's production of Rigoletto. Part of the free Reflection & Re-Vision series.

  • Svadba

    To love, laughter, and happily ever after! Svadba tells the story of a bride-to-be on the eve of her marriage, as four of her closest friends and a family elder gather to celebrate and prepare for the big event.

    Sung completely a cappella, Svadba’s mesmerizing music by Serbian composer Ana Sokol...

  • Preview: Svadba

    Premieres January 28. To love, laughter and happily ever after! Svadba tells the story of a bride-to-be on the eve of her marriage, as four of her closest friends and a family elder gather to celebrate and prepare for the big event.

    Sung completely a cappella, Svadba’s mesmerizing music by Serbi...

  • TakTakShoo

    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...

  • The Marriage of Figaro

    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

    Star soprano Patricia Racette takes her acclaimed interpretation of Elle from the stage to the screen in this new film of one of opera’s most powerful monodramas. Described by Poulenc as “a musical confession,” La voix humaine tells the story of one woman as she grapples with grief, denial, and a...

  • Organ Stops

    Take a musical tour of Philadelphia’s historic pipe organs with the Opera Philadelphia Chorus! Visit three churches—Manayunk’s St. John the Baptist Church, Wharton-Wesley United Methodist Church in Cobbs Creek, and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Germantown—and hear traditional opera choruses from...

  • 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...