September 20–30, 2018
A civic experiment, comprised of 11 days of opera and citywide events, transforms Philadelphia into an urban stage where diverse audiences gather to share an experience and amplify human connectedness.
See the Lineup
Featuring new productions and world premieres, on stages across the city.
Festival O18 Calendar
“One of the most enjoyable additions to the fall calendar in years” The Washington Post
“A dramatic reboot” The Wall Street Journal
“An innovative and daring way to open an opera season” The Toronto Star
Once again, Opera Philadelphia will bring opera to both traditional and nontraditional stages across the city. From the Barnes Foundation to the Theatre of Living Arts, experience opera in a new environment.