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VIVACE Packages and Single Tickets

VIVACE Packages for the 2018–2019 Season are no longer available. VIVACE single tickets for select productions will be available on August 1. 

You can still enhance your connection to the opera! Make a tax-deductible gift to Opera Philadelphia to help share relevant, dynamic opera with the world. VIVACE Membership begins with a gift of $80 and includes special invitations and benefits while supporting our Emerging Artists program. Learn more.

2018–2019 VIVACE Nights for Package Holders Special events and perks tied to performances will be announced over the summer!

Lucia di Lammermoor

Donizetti
Lucia di Lammermoor
Friday, September 21 | 8:00 p.m.
Academy of Music

New Production/Included in Season, Festival, and Academy Passes

A seductively beautiful and deeply disturbing tale of love unhinged that escalates to one of the most haunting mad scenes in all of opera. Starring Brenda Rae.

Ticket is for premium seating in the Parquet level.

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Glass Handel

G.F. Handel & Philip Glass
Glass Handel
September 22 Preview | 9:00 p.m.
The Barnes Foundation

World Premiere Production/Included in the Season and Festival Passes

Superstar countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo and luxury multimedia company Visionaire create an hour-long operatic art installation, featuring luminaries from the worlds of art, fashion, dance, and film.

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Sky on Swings

Beecher/Moscovitch
Sky on Swings
Tuesday, September 25 | 8:00 p.m.
Perelman Theater

World Premiere/Included in the Season and Festival Passes

Is there any grace in forgetting? Can time's cruel and random destruction of memory also produce fleeting moments of happiness and love? Starring Frederica von Stade and Marietta Simpson.

Ticket is for premium seating on the Plaza level.

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Dito & Aeneas

Part of the Queens of the Night Cabaret Series
Dito & Aeneas
Friday, September 28 | 8:00 p.m.
Theatre of Living Arts

A Royally Ramped-Up Revival/Included in the Season and Festival Passes

Pomp, pageantry, and bawdy ballads await, courtesy of Blythely Oratonio (Stephanie Blythe) and Martha Graham Cracker (Dito van Reigersberg).

Ticket is for standing room.

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Ne Quittez Pas

A reimagined La voix humaine
Ne Quittez Pas
Sunday, September 30 | 8:00 p.m.
Theatre of Living Arts

New Production and Company Premiere/Included in the Season and Festival Passes

An intimate performance of French art and cabaret songs is followed by Poulenc's La voix humaine, one of opera's most powerful monodramas. Starring Patricia Racette.

Ticket is for standing room.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Britten
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Friday, February 15, 2019 | 8:00 p.m.
Academy of Music

U.S. Production Premiere/Included in the Season and Academy of Music Passes

Robert Carsen's celebrated and jovial adaptation of Shakespeare's popular comedy follows a throng of characters as they get tangled in love triangles, mistaken identities, and alarming transformations.

Ticket is for premium seating in the Parquet level.

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Don Giovanni

Mozart
Don Giovanni
Thursday, March 7, 2019 | 8:00 p.m.
Perelman Theater

Part of Curtis Opera Theatre at the Perelman/Included only in the Season Pass

R. B. Schlather, the “edgy and imaginative young director” (The New Yorker) behind O17’s The Wake World brings his distinctive vision to Mozart’s classic opera.

Ticket is for premium seating on the Plaza level.

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La bohème

Puccini
La bohème
Friday, May 3, 2019 | 8:00 p.m.
Academy of Music

Included in the Season and Academy of Music Passes

This popular revival of Puccini's romantic blockbuster features sets inspired by masterpieces from the Barnes Foundation and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Ticket is for premium seating in the Parquet level.

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Empty the House

Orth/Campbell
Empty the House
Sunday, May 5, 2019 | 8:00 p.m.
Perelman Theater

Part of Curtis Opera Theatre at the Perelman/Included only in the Season Pass

A composer who "breaks new ground" (Opera News), Rene Orth is a recent graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and an Opera Philadelphia Composer in Residence. Her 2016 opera Empty the House is a poignant exploration of the complex nature of forgiveness.

Ticket is for premium seating on the Plaza level.

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Questions? Email vivace@operaphila.org.

Events are 21+ and available to Opera Philadelphia patrons ages 21 to 45. 

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

The Academy of Music and Perelman Theater are part of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.

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