Events

 
OPERA OVERTURES
June 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 2014 | Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts - Comcast Circle
FREE for A Coffin in Egypt ticketholders for the day listed on your ticket
 
Opera ticketholders can warm up for A Coffin in Egypt with a pre-curtain lecture in the Kimmel Center's Comcast Circle one hour before each performance. These free, informal talks will enhance your appreciation of all the operas you see this season. Led by Michael Bolton, Opera Philadelphia’s Vice President of Community Programs.

The Aurora Series is underwritten by the Wyncote Foundation.
Production underwritten in part by the Aaron Copland Fund for Music.

A Coffin in Egypt
A Chamber Opera in One Act
Based on A Coffin in Egypt, a play by Horton Foote
Commissioned by Houston Grand Opera, Opera Philadelphia, and The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
Premiered by the Houston Grand Opera in March, 2014
Co-production with Houston Grand Opera and The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts