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Another way the company cultivates its audience is through the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation's "Random Acts of Culture" Initiative. The Knight Foundation has been committed to making 1,000 of these "pop-up" performances available by bringing artists out of the performance halls and into the streets as a reminder of how the classical arts enrich lives. OCP first performed a pop-up Brindisi chorus from La traviata in April 2010, which garnered over 3.5 million hits on YouTube. This was followed by the now-celebrated Hallelujah Chorus at Macy's in Center City Philadelphia, featuring the Wanamaker Organ and over 650 area choristers, which became a holiday YouTube sensation in 2010 and garnered national press coverage and nearly 8 million hits from over 100 countries. Stay tuned for the next "Random Acts of Culture" near you.

Current Season
The 2012-13 Season opened with La bohème last September and October but for anyone in the Philadephia area- you don't want to miss the upcoming production of Silent Night next month.


Silent Night

Friday, February 8, 2013 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 2:30 pm
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 7:30 pm
Friday, February 15, 2013 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 2:30 pm

The Magic Flute

Friday, April 19, 2013 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 2:30 pm
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 7:30 pm
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 2:30 pm

Owen Wingrave

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 7:30 pm
Friday, March 15, 2013 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 2:30 pm

Powder Her Face

Friday, June 7, 2013 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 2:30 pm
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 7:30 pm
Friday, June 14, 2013 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 2:30 pm


For more information or tickets to upcoming performances- visit http://www.operaphilly.com/

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