Opera Philadelphia

Reflection & Re-Vision

A complement to the productions, this FREE series looks deeper into the opera genre by exploring its musical and theatrical elements as well as cultural, social, and historical perspectives. The Reflection and Re-Vision series includes lectures and round-table discussions. 
Major support for Reflection & Re-Vision has been provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.
10 Days Roundtable brief

Nellie Bly, Blackwell's Island, and Philadelphia’s History of Institutionalization

September 26 | 8:45 p.m. | The Wilma Theater

Join us for a one-hour panel discussion and Q&A session following the performance to learn more about disability justice and how Nellie Bly’s work inspires and resonates in our current times.

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Lecture @ Noon Series

This virtual series is presented in collaboration with The International Florence Price Festival and will focus on black composers and artists  

  • Thursday, February 1, 2024   

  • Thursday, February 8, 2024 

  • Thursday, February 15, 2024 

  • Thursday, February 22, 2024 

Lecture @ Noon
Butterfly Conversations

Butterfly Conversations

Delve into this new production of Puccini's Madame Butterfly, directed by Aria Umezawa, at this 4-part roundtable. The following discussions will occur at 2:00 PM at The Ethical Society of Philadelphia.

  • Saturday, February 10, 2024 

  • Saturday, March 2, 2024 

  • Saturday, April 6, 2024 

  • Saturday, May 3, 2024 

Stay tuned for more programming throughout our season!


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