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January 27, 2015

The Academy Of Vocal Arts’ Young Professionals Committee Hosts A Preview Of La Bohème And French Party This Wednesday, January 28

Academy of Vocal Arts

This Wednesday, January 28 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., the Academy of Vocal Arts’ Young Professionals Committee will host an evening of music, food and drinks for AVA After Dark in anticipation of its upcoming show La Bohème, a famous opera set in 19th century Paris. Be one of the first to catch the show […]

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January 22, 2015

Opera Philadelphia Opens The East Coast Premiere Of Oscar, A Show About The Trial And Imprisonment Of Oscar Wilde, February 6-15

Opera Philadelphia Opens The East Coast Premiere Of Oscar, A Show About The Trial And Imprisonment Of Oscar Wilde, February 6-15

Later this winter, Opera Philadelphia will debut the East Coast premiere of Oscar, an opera about the downfall of the acclaimed literary figure Oscar Wilde, at the Academy of Music. The riveting opera opens with Wilde in the height of his career and popularity just as he is charged with “gross indecency with other male […]

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June 5, 2014

Renowned Mezzo-Soprano Frederica Von Stade Stars In Opera Philadelphia’s East Coast Premiere Of A Coffin In Egypt, June 6-15

Renowned Mezzo-Soprano Frederica Von Stade Stars In Opera Philadelphia's East Coast Premiere Of A Coffin In Egypt, June 6-15

Wrapping up the current season of Opera Philadelphia productions, celebrated mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade makes her Opera Philadelphia debut. In A Coffin in Egypt, Von Stade takes the stage as a 90-year old matriarch looking back on her long much-lived life, filling the intimate Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, starting […]

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April 21, 2014

Opera Philadelphia Continues Its Spring Season With Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni At The Academy Of Music, Opening Friday, April 25

Opera Philadelphia Continues Its Spring Season With Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Don Giovanni At The Academy Of Music, Opening Friday, April 25

Our city’s outstanding opera company, Opera Philadelphia, continues to engage its audiences with both boundary-pushing performances and timeless traditional shows. This week, our city’s troupe takes on Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s great operatic work Don Giovanni, a two-act masterpiece based on the fictional tales of the character Don Juan and his lady loves, whose story of […]

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February 5, 2014

Opera Philadelphia Presents The Grammy Award-Winning Spanish Opera, Ainadamar, On Its Only United States Stop, February 7-16

Opera Philadelphia Presents The Grammy Award-Winning Spanish Opera, Ainadamar, On Its Only United States Stop, February 7-16

Opera Philadelphia continues its current season with a performance of the Grammy Award-winning Opera, Ainadamar on its only United States stop, opening this Friday, February 7. Ainadamar, the first opera by Argentinian composer Osvaldo Golijov, tells the story of the life and dramatic death of Federico García Lorca, a Spanish poet and playwright who was […]

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December 10, 2013

The Fairmount Water Works Hosts Mini-Opera Tributaries: A Modern Cantada In The Empty Kelly Swimming Pool This Saturday, December 14

The Fairmount Water Works Hosts Mini-Opera Tributaries: A Modern Cantada In The Empty Kelly Swimming Pool This Saturday, December 14

In the midst of city-wide holiday happenings, take a two-hour departure from the season’s ubiquitous carols, sugarplums and snowflakes with a contemporary piece of performance. This Saturday, December 14, the Fairmount Water Works activates the historic Kelly Pool with Tributaries: A Modern Cantada, a mini-opera produced by the Agave Opera Company and Blair Brothers Music. […]

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November 15, 2013

Deal Alert: Join Curtis Opera Theatre For The Italian Comedy L’elisir d’amore November 21-24 And Get Half Off Tickets With Uwishunu!

Deal Alert: Join Curtis Opera Theatre For The Italian Comedy L'elisir d'amore November 21-24 And Get Half Off Tickets With Uwishunu!

The Curtis Institute of Music is a Philadelphia gem, training the next generation of classical musicians in a tuition-free, merit-based program. That means, every student — undergrad and graduate alike — is accepted solely on the basis of artistic talent and promise. With such a standard, virtuosity abounds. Curtis alumni have gone on to receive […]

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October 31, 2013

Reminder: This Weekend, Opera Philadelphia Debuts Its Opera In The City Series With The American Premiere Of Svadba–Wedding

Reminder: This Weekend, Opera Philadelphia Debuts Its Opera In The City Series With The American Premiere Of Svadba–Wedding

This weekend, the debut of Opera Philadelphia’s envelope-pushing Opera in the City series takes over the new FringeArts space on Columbus Boulevard. The brand-new series calls upon immersive elements to change the opera-goers experience and also brings fully staged operas to unanticipated spaces in neighborhoods across the city. Opera in the City opens with the […]

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September 27, 2013

Opera Philadelphia Kicks Off Its Fresh Fall Season Tonight, With A Rousing Performance Of Nabucco At The Academy Of Music

Opera Philadelphia Kicks Off Its Fresh Fall Season Tonight, With A Rousing Performance Of Nabucco At The Academy Of Music

Our city’s outstanding opera company, Opera Philadelphia, continues to push the boundaries of its genre — first, with an overhaul of its look and mission, and now, with a marvelous upcoming season this fall. This weekend kicks off the company’s 2013-2014 season, with performances scheduled in the historic Academy of Music stage and out in […]

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September 25, 2013

Reminder: A Free Broadcast Of Opera Philadelphia’s Season Opener Takes Over Independence Mall This Saturday, September 28

Reminder: A Free Broadcast Of Opera Philadelphia's Season Opener Takes Over Independence Mall This Saturday, September 28

Heads up, a free evening of opera is coming your way this weekend! On Saturday, September 28 at 7 p.m., the Independence National Historical Park welcomes thousands of guests for Opera on the Mall, a free high-definition broadcast of Opera Philadelphia’s current company premiere, Nabucco. Nabucco, an iconic Italian opera, retells the biblical story of […]

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