We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Opera Philadelphia

Closed today: Closed
Open today: Closed
Review Highlights
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 March 3, 2018
jacquelinerose5
,
Philadelphia
Nice venue, so-so acoustics

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

Reviewed September 27, 2017
Dmitri K
,
San Antonio, Texas
Read all 19 reviews
All photos (9)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Mar 3, 2018
“Written on Skin (February 2018)”
Sep 27, 2017
“Nice venue, so-so acoustics”
About
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
Closed today
Hours Today: Closed
Contact
Cnr Broad & Locust Sts, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Website
+1 215-893-3600
Call
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Philadelphia
from $76.95
More Info
from $49.00
More Info
Reviews (19)
Filter reviews
19 results
Traveler rating
12
6
1
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
12
6
1
0
0
See what travelers are saying:
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 19 reviews
Reviewed March 3, 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
Thank jacquelinerose5
Reviewed September 27, 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 May 8, 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
1  Thank Sandra S
Reviewed March 21, 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 September 27, 2016

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

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank jkjennett35
Reviewed February 13, 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 Debra R
Reviewed October 7, 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
Thank StephaneTreppoz
Reviewed June 27, 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 April 30, 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 April 26, 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
1  Thank Steven H
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 90 nearby hotels
Doubletree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
4,095 reviews
.08 miles away
The Bellevue Hotel
1,824 reviews
.09 miles away
Cambria Hotel Philadelphia Downtown Center City
172 reviews
.11 miles away
The Inn At The Union League
137 reviews
.16 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 5,305 nearby restaurants
Estia
745 reviews
.04 miles away
Good Dog
328 reviews
.06 miles away
Fado Irish Pub
196 reviews
.04 miles away
Jose Pistolas
60 reviews
.03 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,025 nearby attractions
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
739 reviews
.07 miles away
Academy of Music
248 reviews
.07 miles away
Wells Fargo Museum
27 reviews
.13 miles away
Wilma Theater
37 reviews
.10 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Opera Philadelphia staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines