Opera Philadelphia Unveils Upcoming Free Outdoor Performances

Opera Philadelphia has announced its lineup of upcoming free outdoor performances. First up, the company and the East Passyunk Opera Project (ePOP) will team together to present an operatic concert at the Center City District’s “Arts on Center Stage” in Dilworth Park. Aubry Ballarò, Kathryn Leemhuis, Taylor-Alexis Dupont, John Viscardi, Jorell Williams, and Aurelien Eulert are solists Performance Date: August 24, {…}

Opera Philadelphia to Deliver Free Family Concert at Cooper River Park This July

(Photo Credit: Steven Humes) Opera Philadelphia is set to present a family night featuring a concert performance of opera “Amahl and the Night Visitors” on July 13, 2023 at Cooper River Park in Pennsauken. Elizabeth Braden will conduct an ensemble that stars by 12-year-old Ethan Monberg, a member and soloist of the Philadelphia Children’s Chorus and the Philadelphia Vocal Conservatory. Other {…}

Opera Philadelphia Offers Free Stream of ‘Composing the Future’

Opera Philadelphia is now streaming “Composing the Future,” a documentary that takes a deep dive into the organization’s Composer-in-Residence Program. The documentary brings together eight composers who participated in the program since its inception in 2011; these composers include Lembit Beecher, Courtney Bryan, David Hertzberg, David T. Little, Missy Mazzoli, Andrew Norman, Rene Orth, and Tyshawn Sorey. Over the course of 90 minutes, these composers speak about their {…}

Opera Philadelphia to Celebrate Eight Composers With Special Concert

Opera Philadelphia is set to celebrate a decade of new opera with a special concert on March 18, 2023. The showcase will bring together eight resident composers and spotlight their music. Among the composers who will be celebrated are  Lembit Beecher, Courtney Bryan, David Hertzberg, David T. Little, Missy Mazzoli, Andrew Norman, Rene Orth, and Tyshawn Sorey. The performance will feature such artists as Lawrence Brownlee, who will {…}

Raehann Bryce-Davis, Quinn Kelsey, Will Liverman, Ana María Martínez & Christian Van Horn Lead Opera Philadelphia’s 2023-24 Season

Opera Philadelphia has announced its 2023-24 season. Dubbed Festival 023, the company will bring music to venues around the city. The following productions are included in the Festival. The world premiere of composer Rene Orth and librettist Hannah Moscovitch’s “Ten Days in a Madhouse,” starring Kiera Duffy, Will Liverman, and Raehann Bryce-Davis. Joanna Settle directs, and Daniela Candillari conducts. The work is co-commissioned {…}