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Opera Philadelphia

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Written on Skin (February 2018)

This was an excellent production of a very interesting opera. The voices were very good. The set... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Nice venue, so-so acoustics

We have truly enjoyed the Magic Flute by Berlin Opera performed at the Opera Philadelphia. The... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Dmitri K
San Antonio, Texas
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3 Mar 2018
“Written on Skin (February 2018)”
27 Sep 2017
“Nice venue, so-so acoustics”
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...more
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

This was an excellent production of a very interesting opera. The voices were very good. The set and staging were inventive and quite interesting. This Opera Company is doing more and more interesting things. Go.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

We have truly enjoyed the Magic Flute by Berlin Opera performed at the Opera Philadelphia. The venue itself is pleasant, the staff, all of them, cashiers and ushers is excellent and helpful. The opera hall is beautifully decorated in a classical sense. The only downside...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Dmitri K
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.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Lorrie B
Reviewed 27 September 2016

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

Date of experience: September 2016
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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.

Date of experience: February 2016
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

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 27 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

Date of experience: April 2015
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

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank 77RobertH
Reviewed 26 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

Date of experience: April 2015
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