Opera Philadelphia

On Stage 2017 - 2018

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The Magic Flute
Sept. 2017

The Magic Flute

(Die Zauberflöte)
Part of O17
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

Part of O17
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

Part of O17
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

Part O17
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

Part of O17
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
Libretto 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

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