Major works in the country’s most historic opera house
Philadelphia’s only producer of grand opera, Opera Philadelphia is home to some of the industry’s brightest singers, composers, directors and conductors.
Opera Philadelphia is committed to embracing innovation and developing opera for the 21st century. Described as “the very model of a modern opera company” by the Washington Post, Opera Philadelphia was the only American finalist for the 2016 International Opera Award for Best Opera Company.
Performance offerings include large-scale works at the historic Academy of Music, intimate chamber operas as part of the Aurora Series for Chamber Opera at the Perelman Theater, and frequent community performances, which focus on creative partnerships and enhanced accessibility.
Beginning in September 2017, Opera Philadelphia will host a new, annual season-opening festival called “O,” featuring operatic happenings across the city, in addition to their spring season lineup.
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Turandot at the Academy of Music
Dates: September 23-October 2, 2016
Opera Philadelphia presents one of the world’s most popular operas, Turandot, starring Christine Goerke, Marco Berti, Joyce El-Khoury and Morris Robinson.
In ancient China, the beautiful Princess Turandot reigns with an iron fist and an ice-cold heart. To her wooers, she has issued a decree — he who can answer her riddles will win her hand and all others will face beheading. When a mysterious man passes her test, will she finally open her heart to love? Puccini’s final work is one of his grandest, featuring forbidden romance and gorgeous melodies, including the rousing anthem “Nessun dorma
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