A Taste of Opera

 

A Taste of Opera is the perfect way to learn more about Opera Philadelphia productions. FREE and open to the general public, A Taste of Opera features live performances, panel discussions, informative lectures, musical excerpts, enlightening insights, and more, so invite a friend to join you!

CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

Due to the incoming snow storm, tonight’s A Taste of Opera event at the Free Library of Philadelphia is cancelled.  We hope to reschedule the event and will update this webpage as soon as details are confirmed. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

 

A TASTE OF OPERA: WILDE AND WHITMAN IN SONG
Monday, January 26, 2015
7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Free Library of Philadelphia
(2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130)
FREE but registration is required. Register here.
 
Celebrate the lives of Oscar Wilde and Walt Whitman through poetry and song. Join us for a very special A Taste of Opera, in collaboration with the Free Library of Philadelphia. Hear excerpts from Oscar alongside rare musical settings of works by Wilde and Whitman from the Free Library music collection.  Performers include members of Opera Philadelphia’s Emerging Artist Program, some of the most exciting young talents in opera today. Scheduled performers include Eric Jurenas, countertenor; Jarrett Ott*, baritone; Thomas Shivone*, bass-baritone; and Rachel Sterrenberg*, soprano.
 
*Member of Opera Philadelphia's Emerging Artist Program