Opera Philadelphia

2019 Curtis Opera Theatre at the Perelman

Curtis Opera Theatre at the Perelman unites the exceptional young singers at the Curtis Institute of Music with an opera company committed to nurturing young talent and an ideal venue for opera—the Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater. This series reunites the three organizations, which previously teamed up for nine seasons of annual co-presentations, hailed as “must-see events for serious operagoers” by Opera News. See today's most promising young voices resonate in opera on the edge, with imaginative productions, bold concepts, and absorbing theatre.

Curtis Opera Theatre at the Perelman Packages

8:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m.
2:30 p.m.
Don Giovanni Thurs. 3/7/19 Fri. 3/8/19 Sat. 3/9/19 Sun. 3/10/19
Empty the House Thurs. 5/2/19 Sun. 5/5/19 Sat. 5/4/19 Sat. 5/4/19

Curtis Opera Theatre at the Perelman Prices

Zone Package Price À la carte Price
1: Plaza, First Balcony $160 $80
2: Plaza, First Balcony, Second Balcony $120 $60
3: Plaza, First Balcony, Second Balcony $80 $40


View detailed seating charts of each level of the Perelman Theater:

Plaza | First Balcony | Second Balcony

Opera at the Academy Subscription

Includes three productions in the Academy of Music: Lucia di Lammermoor, A Midsummer Night's Dream, La bohème

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Festival Pass for Subscribers

The best way to experience Festival O18 for one flat price.

$600—save up to 23%

Includes three productions: Sky on Swings, Ne Quittez Pas, and Glass Handel.*

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Interested in Queens of the Night or Fridays at Field? As a subscriber, you can purchase additional performances à la carte or bring a guest and save 20%!

Season Pass    NEW!

The ultimate package with eight offerings across the 2018-2019 Season.

$1,400—save up to 25%

Includes Opera at the Academy and Curtis Opera Theatre at the Perelman subscription packages plus a Festival Pass for Subscribers.*

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Renewal Deadline and Convenient Payment Plan

Opera Philadelphia's subscription renewal and 5-month payment plan deadline was May 18, 2018. A 3-month plan is available through June 30.**

Added Value with Your Ticket Purchase

  • Performance Extras: Opera Overtures, Talkbacks
  • Opera at Your Fingertips: My OperaPhila mobile app
  • Ticket Insurance: complimentary ticket replacements

Additional Resources


Order by May 31, 2018 to lock in your price! After that date, prices will increase based on demand.

Tickets for single events will go on sale August 1, 2018.

Make Your Reservation Today

For personalized assistance curating your Opera Philadelphia experience, contact Guest Services at 215.732.8400 [Mon.–Fri. from 9 a.m.–5 p.m.].

The Perelman Theater is part of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Curtis Opera Theatre at the Perelman is a partnership with the Curtis Institute of Music, Opera Philadelphia, and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.

2018-2019 Reservations: Deposited checks or charges do not guarantee seating availability. Your reservation will be processed based on current donor level, number of years as a donor, number of years as a subscriber, package type, and date order is received. We will contact you in June to confirm fulfillment of your reservation, including final seating and pricing.

Casting, program, schedule, and pricing subject to change without notice. Deposited checks or charges do not guarantee seating availability.

*Subject to availability

**Convenient Payment Plans: 3 monthly installments are available through June 30, 2018 only with credit card purchase. If paying by installments, the full amount of any contribution and processing fee will be charged with your first installment. If you wish to apply a payment plan towards your contribution, please contact Guest Services at 215.732.8400.

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