Opera Philadelphia

Episode Guide

Episode 1: Some songs about love

Opera Philadelphia Chorus, with Julie Snyder & Lauren Cook
“Belle nuit” (Barcarolle) The Tales of Hoffmann
Music by Jacques Offenbach | Text by Jules Barbier

Natalie Dewey & Daniel Taylor
“Tonight” West Side Story
Music by Leonard Bernstein | Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Corey Don Bonar
“Serenade” The Student Prince
Music by Sigmund Romberg | Lyrics by Dorothy Donnelly

Lauren Cook
“Till There Was You” The Music Man
Music and Lyrics by Meredith Willson

Scott Purcell
“If Ever I Would Leave You” Camelot
Music by Frederick Loewe | Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner

Toffer Mihalka
“Maria” West Side Story
Music by Leonard Bernstein | Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Episode 2: Sometimes men and women have opinions about the other

Mark Malachesky
“In Praise of Women” A Little Night Music
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Joanna Gates
“Cruda sorte” L’Italiana in Algeri
Music by Gioachino Rossini | Text by Angelo Anelli

A. Edward Maddison
“La donna è mobile” Rigoletto
Music by Giuseppe Verdi | Text by Francesco Maria Piave

Julie Snyder
“Vedrai, carino” Don Giovanni
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart | Text by Lorenzo Da Ponte 

Opera Philadelphia Chorus, with Joanna Gates
“L’amour est un oiseau rebelle” (Habanera) Carmen
Music by Georges Bizet | Text by Henri Meilhac & Ludovic Halévy

Episode 3: Some of us really love what we do

John David Miles
“Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre” (Toreador Song) Carmen
Music by Georges Bizet | Text by Henri Meilhac & Ludovic Halévy

Megan McFadden
“She Used to Be Mine” Waitress
Music and Lyrics by Sara Bareilles

Scott Purcell
“Largo al factotum” The Barber of Seville
Music by Gioachino Rossini | Text by Cesare Sterbini

Part 3A: Some of us get distracted…

 Mark Malachesky & Evelyn Santiago
“This is the song that goes like this” Spamalot
Music by John Du Prez & Eric Idle | Lyrics by Eric Idle

Episode 4: Sometimes we pine for our loves

Megan McFadden
“My Ship” Lady in the Dark
Music by Kurt Weill | Lyrics by Ira Gershwin

Daniel Taylor
“Di rigori armato il seno” Der Rosenkavalier
Music by Richard Strauss | Text by Hugo von Hofmannsthal

Natalie Dewey
“Cäcilie”
Music by Richard Strauss | Text by Heinrich Hart

John David Miles
“While My Lady Sleeps” The Chocolate Soldier
Music by Bronislaw Kaper | Lyrics by Gus Kahn

Marissa Chalker
“Deh vieni non tardar” The Marriage of Figaro
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart | Text by Lorenzo Da Ponte

Episode 5: Sometimes love feels like all or nothing

A. Edward Maddison
“All Good Gifts” Godspell
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

Frank Mitchell
“I Got Plenty of Nothing” Porgy & Bess
Music by George Gershwin | Text by DuBose Heyward & Ira Gershwin

Evelyn Santiago & Aimee Pilgermayer
“Sous le dôme épais” (Flower Duet) Lakmé
Music by Léo Delibes | Text by Edmond Gondinet & Philippe Gille

Marissa Chalker
“I Could Have Danced All Night” My Fair Lady
Music by Frederick Loewe | Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner

Opera Philadelphia Chorus, with Toffer Mihalka & Natalie Dewey
“Libiamo ne’ lieti calici” (Libiamo) La traviata
Music by Giuseppe Verdi | Text by Francesco Maria Piave

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