Opera Philadelphia

On Stage

The Barber of Seville
Sep - Oct 2014

The Barber of Seville

(Il barbiere di Siviglia)
Music by Gioachino Rossini
Performed in Italian with English supertitles
Opera at the Academy

Oscar
Feb 2015

Oscar

Music by Theodore Morrison
Libretto by John Cox and Theodore Morrison
Performed in English with English supertitles
Opera at the Academy

Ariadne auf Naxos
Mar 2015

Ariadne auf Naxos

Music by Richard Strauss
Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannstahl
Performed in German with English supertitles
Aurora Series for Chamber Opera

Don Carlo
Apr - May 2015

Don Carlo

Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Performed in Italian with English supertitles
Opera at the Academy

Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD
Jun 2015

Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD

Music by Daniel Schnyder
Libretto by Bridgette A. Wimberly
Performed in English with English supertitles
Aurora Series for Chamber Opera

ANDY: A Popera
Sept. 2015

ANDY: A Popera

World Premiere
Music by Heath Allen and Dan Visconti
Directed by John Jarboe
Text by John Jarboe in development with Sean Lally and ensemble
Additional lyrics by Liz Worth
Performed in English without supertitles
Opera in the City

La traviata
Oct. 2015

La traviata

Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave
Performed in Italian with English supertitles
Opera at the Academy

Cold Mountain
Feb. 2016

Cold Mountain

Music by Jennifer Higdon
Libretto by Gene Scheer
Based on the novel by Charles Frazier
Performed in English with English supertitles
Opera at the Academy

Capriccio
Mar. 2016

Capriccio

Music by Richard Strauss
Libretto by Clemens Krauss and the composer
Performed in German with English supertitles
Curtis Opera Theatre with the Curtis Symphony Orchestra

The Elixir of Love
Apr. - May 2016

The Elixir of Love

(L'elisir d'amore)
Music by Gaetano Donizetti
Libretto by Felice Romani
Performed in Italian with English supertitles
Opera at the Academy

Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD
April 2016

Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD

Music by Daniel Schnyder
Libretto by Bridgette A. Wimberly
Performed in English with English supertitles
This production uses sound enhancement

Breaking the Waves
Sept. - Oct. 2016

Breaking the Waves

World Premiere
Music by Missy Mazzoli
Libretto by Royce Vavrek
Based on the film by Lars von Trier (Zentropa Entertainments3)
By arrangement with G. Schirmer, Inc., publisher and copyright owner
Performed in English with English supertitles
Aurora Series for Chamber Opera

Turandot
Sept. - Oct. 2016

Turandot

Music by Giacomo Puccini
Text by Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni
Performed in Italian with English supertitles
Opera at the Academy

Macbeth
Sept. 2016

Macbeth

Third World Bunfight
American Premiere Tour
Co-presented with FringeArts as part of the Curated 2016 Fringe Festival

Music by Fabrizio Cassol after Giuseppe Verdi
Text by Francesco Maria Piave, based on the play by William Shakespeare
Performed in Italian with English supertitles
Opera in the City

Tancredi
Feb. 2017

Tancredi

Company Premiere
Music by Gioachino Rossini
Text by Gaetano Rossi
By arrangement with Hendon Music, Inc., a Boosey & Hawkes company, Sole Agent in the U.S., Canada and Mexico for Casa Ricordi/Universal Music Publishing Ricordi S.R.L., publisher and copyright owner
Performed in Italian with English supertitles
Opera at the Academy

The Marriage of Figaro
Apr. - May 2017

The Marriage of Figaro

(Le nozze di Figaro)
New Production
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Text by Lorenzo da Ponte
Performed in Italian with English supertitles
Opera at the Academy

The Magic Flute
Sept. 2017

The Magic Flute

(Die Zauberflöte)
Exclusive East Coast Appearance
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder
Performed in German with English supertitles
Opera at the Academy

Elizabeth Cree
Sept. 2017

Elizabeth Cree

World Premiere
Music by Kevin Puts
Libretto by Mark Campbell
Based on the novel The Trial of Elizabeth Cree by Peter Ackroyd
American Repertoire Program
Performed in English with English supertitles

We Shall Not Be Moved
Sept. 2017

We Shall Not Be Moved

World Premiere
Music by Daniel Bernard Roumain
Libretto by Marc Bamuthi Joseph
American Repertoire Program
Performed in English with English supertitles

War Stories
Sept. 2017

War Stories

Philadelphia Premiere
Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda
Music by Claudio Monteverdi
I Have No Stories to Tell You
Music by Lembit Beecher | Libretto by Hannah Moscovitch
Performed in Italian and English with English supertitles

The Wake World
Sept. 2017

The Wake World

World Premiere
Music and libretto by David Hertzberg
Based on the story The Wake World by Aleister Crowley
American Repertoire Program
Performed in English with English supertitles

Written on Skin
Feb. 2018

Written on Skin

New Production & Philadelphia Premiere
Music by George Benjamin
Text by Martin Crimp
Performed in English with English supertitles
Opera at the Academy

Carmen
April - May 2018

Carmen

New Production
Music by Georges Bizet
Libretto by Ludovic Halévy and Henri Meilhac
Performed in French with English supertitles
Opera at the Academy

Chat with Guest Services