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Opera Philadelphia

Cnr Broad & Locust Sts, Philadelphia, PA 19102
+1 215-893-3600
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Lovely venue, magical experience!

The recent production of The Marriage of Figaro was amusing and enjoyable. The talented company... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
sandora415
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Duryea, Pennsylvania
Tancredi

Beautiful theater and incredible performance! The Philadelphia opera, the oldest North American... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Lorrie B
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Opera Philadelphia creates outstanding productions of both classic and new operatic works that resonate within the community, assembles the finest international creative artists, and presents a wide array of programming that educates, deepens, and diversifies the opera audience in Philadelphia and beyond. 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.
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8 May 2017
“Lovely venue, magical experience!”
21 Mar 2017
“Tancredi ”
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Cnr Broad & Locust Sts, Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

The recent production of The Marriage of Figaro was amusing and enjoyable. The talented company made it clear why this is such a popular opera.

1  Thank sandora415
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful theater and incredible performance! The Philadelphia opera, the oldest North American theater still in use, is a must-see.

Thank Lorrie B
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Excellent set, singers and the orchestra was phenomenal! Will definitely be going back for other productions!

Thank jkjennett35
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Opera Philadelphia - think outstanding performers, forward thinking leadership and creative set designers. The Academy of Music - think classic grand opera house, cozy seats and intimate setting.

Thank fiamma11
Reviewed 7 October 2015

I love theaters where you can see pretty well even if you buy affordable seats. This is the case here since the theater is of decent size but not huge like in Paris, London or New York. The opera was good (Great Violetta and Giorgio...More

Thank StephaneTreppoz
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Have been subscribers for nine years and looking forward to year 10!! First, the venues; the Academy of Music is the perfect opera house. It is ornate, luxurious and beautiful with high marks going to the recently refurbished grand chandelier. The chamber opera venue at...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Don Carlo was wonderfully presented with a strong cast and an excellent chorus and orchestra but the excruciatingly small seats and zero legroom had us struggling until intermission when we left. It is a beautiful art-deco building with a gracious staff but I have never...More

2  Thank Robert H
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Walking into the hall is like entering a central Europe dream world. So beautiful. The opera was fine, professional voices, clever production, terrific orchestra. We loved the crowd too, the classic opera scene of suits, some bowties, fine dresses, jazzy jewels; this is the place...More

1  Thank snhandel
Reviewed 9 February 2015

After seven years of living in Philadelphia I finally went to see Opera Philadelphia. Having been subscriber at the Met in New York and spoiled with productions in La Scala in Venice and the Vienna State Opera, I was leary of an inferior product in...More

1  Thank Jason R
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Keep an eye out for the schedule of this wonderful company. I saw two modern operas over the past two years that were engaging, gripping, and accessible. It was well worth the trip down from NY - and it's easy too. Amtrak to 30th Street...More

Thank WagsNewJersey
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