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{{toplink|url=http://www.operaphila.org|name=operaphila.org}}The '''Opera Company of Philadelphia''', also known as '''Opera Philadelphia''', {{gives}}<blockquote>Opera has been part of Philadelphia’s cultural livelihood for generation after generation. Some have been brought up in a family tradition of opera going, while others discover opera on their own. In order to keep the passion for opera alive for current and future generations, the Opera of Philadelphia provides opportunities for opera lovers and novices alike to learn more about this greatest of art forms. With free recitals, lectures, downloadable podcasts, student dress rehearsals, in school programs, and random acts of culture in the community, there are myriad ways for you to get acquainted with or deepen your appreciation of opera.<br><br>The Opera Company's Adult Education Programs give you an in-depth look at the art form you love from popular established programs like A Taste of Opera and Opera Overtures to events and classes in your community.<br><br>The Opera Company of Philadelphia is proud to offer educational programming for students throughout the Delaware Valley. Each program helps bring the rich heritage of opera and helps build the next generation of opera lovers and even opera singers! Offerings include free student dress rehearsals with accompanying standards-based curriculum guides through Sounds of Learning™, a new take on opera through Hip-H’opera, and other music-education resources for parents.</blockquote>
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{{toplink|url=http://www.operaphila.org|name=operaphila.org}}[[File:OperaPhila.jpg|400px|thumb|right|A scene from Sergei Prokofiev's "The Love for Three Oranges", presented by Opera Philadelphia in September 2019.]]<blockquote>''Opera Is What Living Sounds Like. Are You Listening?''</blockquote>
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'''Opera Philadelphia''' is committed to '''embracing innovation and developing opera for the 21st century'''. Our mission:
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*Delivering outstanding productions of traditional and new repertoire that engage our public and propel our genre forward
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*Identifying extraordinary artists, both established and emerging, and provide opportunities for them to create their most imaginative and inspired work.
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*Presenting innovative programming relevant to the multi-cultural Philadelphia region that broadens and diversifies the opera audience.
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Opera Philadelphia is a Professional Company Member of OPERA America. Support provided by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund.
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"They're increasingly taking chances, offering unusual and new work along with repertory staples, and carving out a place for themselves as proponents of American opera." ~Anne Midgette, ''The Washington Post''
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"Things are looking up, operatically speaking, in the City of Brotherly Love." ~''Opera News''
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"One of the nation’s most innovative companies." ~U-T San Diego
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"Philadelphia has some of the richest operatic DNA in America." ~Fred Plotkin, ''WQXR Operavore''
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''Note:''&nbsp;&nbsp;The above descriptive information came from the organization's [http://www.operaphila.org/about/our-mission/ Our Mission] page.
  
 
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*Event Calendar: [http://www.operaphila.org/whats-on/events/ Operatic Events]
 
*Event Calendar: [http://www.operaphila.org/whats-on/events/ Operatic Events]
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*Facebook:&nbsp;[http://www.facebook.com/OperaPhila OperaPhila]
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*Twitter:&nbsp;[http://twitter.com/OperaPhila @OperaPhila]
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*Volunteer:&nbsp;[http://www.operaphila.org/forms/volunteer-registration/ Volunteer Registration]
 
*Volunteer Match profile: [http://www.volunteermatch.org/search/org236247.jsp Opera Company of Philadelphia]
 
*Volunteer Match profile: [http://www.volunteermatch.org/search/org236247.jsp Opera Company of Philadelphia]
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*YouTube:&nbsp;[http://www.youtube.com/user/operaphila user/operaphila]
  
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A scene from Sergei Prokofiev's "The Love for Three Oranges", presented by Opera Philadelphia in September 2019.

Opera Is What Living Sounds Like. Are You Listening?

Opera Philadelphia is committed to embracing innovation and developing opera for the 21st century. Our mission:

  • Delivering outstanding productions of traditional and new repertoire that engage our public and propel our genre forward
  • Identifying extraordinary artists, both established and emerging, and provide opportunities for them to create their most imaginative and inspired work.
  • Presenting innovative programming relevant to the multi-cultural Philadelphia region that broadens and diversifies the opera audience.

Opera Philadelphia is a Professional Company Member of OPERA America. Support provided by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund.

"They're increasingly taking chances, offering unusual and new work along with repertory staples, and carving out a place for themselves as proponents of American opera." ~Anne Midgette, The Washington Post

"Things are looking up, operatically speaking, in the City of Brotherly Love." ~Opera News

"One of the nation’s most innovative companies." ~U-T San Diego

"Philadelphia has some of the richest operatic DNA in America." ~Fred Plotkin, WQXR Operavore

Note:  The above descriptive information came from the organization's Our Mission page.

In The News

Info