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Philadelphia10 Days in a MadhouseWorld premiere

Orth: 10 Days in a Madhouse
Daniela Candillari; Joanna Settle; Opera Philadelphia; Andrew Lieberman; Stacey Derosier; Opera Philadelphia Orchestra; Opera Philadelphia Chorus

PhiladelphiaUnholy Wars

Various: Unholy Wars
Julie Andrijeski; Kevin Newbury; Opera Philadelphia; David C. Woolard; Jennifer Fok; Opera Philadelphia Orchestra; Rick Jacobsohn

PhiladelphiaYo-Yo Ma plays Shostakovich

Shostakovich, Higdon, Rachmaninov
The Philadelphia Orchestra; Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Yo-Yo Ma

PhiladelphiaSimon BoccanegraNew production

Verdi: Simon Boccanegra
Corrado Rovaris; Laurence Dale; Opera Philadelphia; Gary McCann; Fernand Ruiz; John Bishop; Opera Philadelphia Orchestra

PhiladelphiaAudra McDonald / Andy Einhorn / The Philadelphia Orchestra

The Philadelphia Orchestra; Andy Einhorn; Audra McDonald

PhiladelphiaTrifonov plays Brahms

Brahms, Clyne, Still
The Philadelphia Orchestra; Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Daniil Trifonov
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Opera Philadelphia's Unholy Wars creates a dialogue with Monteverdi

Arab-American tenor Karim Sulayman devises a thoughtful pastiche that centers the perspective omitted from Early Modern depictions of the Middle East in music.
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Quinn Kelsey triumphs in Opera Philadelphia's Simon Boccanegra

In his role debut as the Genoan Doge, the American baritone continues to burnish his bona fides as the premier Verdi baritone of his generation.
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Opera Philadelphia's 10 Days in a Madhouse confronts madwoman myth

In this world-premiere work, which opens Opera Philadelphia's Festival O23, composer Rene Orth and librettist Hannah Moscovitch dramatize and deconstruct the true story of Nellie Bly's commitment to a mental asylum.
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Musical journeys with Berlioz and Gabriela Lena Frank in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Orchestra closed its season by pairing Berlioz's epic Symphonie Fantastique with Walkabout, a concerto for orchestra that investigates composer-in-residence Frank's Peruvian heritage.
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A Brucknerian mass at the Philadelphia Orchestra

Yannick Nézet-Séguin combines the composer's unfinished Ninth Symphony, Te Deum and the motet Christus factus est to create an ultimate realization of religious faith and artistic expression.
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La bohème (in reverse) in Philadelphia

Yuval Sharon's La bohème for Opera Philadelphia proves a mix of great singing and disorienting navigation. 
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