2018-2019 Opera at the Academy
This season we present three operas that you very likely know and love. (We certainly do.) But along with this invitation to enjoy the finest the canon has to offer comes a promise to stage each in a way that will make you fall in love anew. We hope you will join us.
Opera at the Academy Series includes three operas: Lucia di Lammermoor, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and La bohème. These packages are a set grouping of dates on the same day of the week.^ You'll get the best choice of seats, plus, you can renew your exact same seats from season to season.
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Opera at the Academy Packages
|Lucia di Lammermoor||9/21/18||9/23/18||9/26/18||9/28/18||9/30/18|
|A Midsummer Night's Dream||2/8/19||2/10/19||Fri. 2/8/19^||2/15/19||2/17/19|
^As there is no Wednesday performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream, subscribers to the Wednesday/Friday series will see the production on Friday, 2/8/19.
Opera at the Academy Prices
|Zone||Package: Sunday||Package: Weekday||À la carte: Sunday||À la carte: Weekday|
|1: Parquet, Balcony||$723||$663||$241||$221|
|2: Parquet, Balcony||$555||$495||$185||$165|
|3: Parquet, Balcony, Family Circle||$387||$327||$129||$109|
|4: Parquet, Balcony, Family Circle, Amphitheatre||$243||$207||$81||$69|
|5: Balcony, Family Circle, Amphitheatre||$147||$135||$49||$45|
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
|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|
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The Academy of Music and Perelman Theater are part of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Curtis Opera Theatre at the Perelman is in partnership with 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: 5 monthly installments are available through May 18, 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.
Obstructed View/No Supertitle Seating Options: Interested in discounted pricing available for obstructed view or no-supertitle seating in the Academy of Music? Please contact Guest Services at 215.732.8400.