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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 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

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!

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

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

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

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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August 28, 2013

Deal Feed: Snag Free Tickets To Opera Philadelphia’s Opera On The Mall Broadcast At Independence National Historical Park On September 28

In celebration of the launch of the 2013-2014 season of Opera Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park hosts a free high-definition broadcast of Opera Philadelphia’s performance of Verdi’s Nabucco at the Academy of Music. That’s right, the extensive lawn that is home to historic sites like the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall welcomes thousands of guests [...]

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August 5, 2013

Opera Philadelphia Launches Opera In The City Series This Fall With The American Premiere Of Svadba–Wedding, An A Capella Opera

Our city’s incredible opera company, Opera Philadelphia, continues to push the boundaries of the genre — first, with an overhaul of its look and mission, and now, with the introduction of a progressive new series this fall. In addition to a full season of opera on the Avenue of the Arts starting this September, Opera [...]

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April 8, 2013

Opera Philadelphia Presents Mozart’s Timeless Masterpiece The Magic Flute, April 19-28 At The Academy Of Music

Opera Philadelphia has a well-deserved reputation for presenting fantastic performances of both contemporary and classical opera, with recent shows garnering acclaim from local and regional critics, including those at the New York Times and the Washington Post. Following last month’s performance of a work by modern composer Benjamin Britten, Opera Philadelphia presents the revered piece [...]

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February 13, 2013

Reminder: The Opera Company Of Philadelphia’s Award-Winning Show, Silent Night, Continues Its Limited Run At The Academy Of Music With Three More Performances Through Sunday, February 17

Opera Philadelphia is receiving major props for their performance of Silent Night. The award-winning opera made its East Coast premiere at the Academy of Music on February 8. This is a show you don’t want to miss. Both the New York Times and The Washington Post have praised the show. Not only is Silent Night [...]

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