DVOC updates this family holiday classic with modern twist, drawing on the composer's childhood Christmas memories, that were the inspiration for the opera. The year is 1919. The place, composer Gian Carlo Menotti's war-torn home town in northern Italy. Yet one little boy is brimming with antic...
Sunday, January 5 2020 4:00 PM — 5:30 PM
Celebrate 40 years of creating beautiful music with the Delaware Valley Opera Company! This black-tie optional event includes a three-course dinner buffet featuring chicken and fish entrees (vegetarian available; see TICKETS), a concert featuring some of DVOC's fine singers to celebrate our surpr...
Saturday, October 19 2019 7:00 PM — 11:00 PM
Sung in French with English supertitles In Georges Bizet's most famous opera, Carmen is a factory girl who does some smuggling on the side. Don Jose is a soldier entrusted with upholding the law. Their fiery passion brings out Jose's impulsive side and he deserts the army to be with her. But Car...
Sat, Aug 3 2019 8:00 PM — Sun, Aug 11 2019 6:00 PM
Enjoy opera's lighter side with three comedies performed in English! W.A. Mozart's company The Impresario gets an updated look, set in the present day. Catty sopranos squabble over who should be the opera company's leading lady...until they discover they are being played against each other by th...
Sat, Jul 6 2019 8:00 PM — Sun, Jul 14 2019 6:00 PM
Giacomo Puccini's romantic score sets the stage for this story of romance and self-discovery. Updated to 1960s Paris, Magda, a worldly, free-spirited artist, meets the handsome yet naive Ruggiero, who prompts her to experiment with rewriting her history. But can one truly escape the past?
Sun, Jun 9 2019 3:00 PM — Sat, Jun 15 2019 11:00 PM
Celebrate opera's shining moments as the soundtrack to many great films in cinema history. From rom-coms to action-adventure and high drama, opera has done it all! DVOC presents a sampling of these exciting moments from movies including A Room with a View, Shawshank Redemption, Sunday Bloody Sund...
Sunday, April 28 2019 3:00 PM — 5:00 PM
- Two children's operas in one event!- Costume parade and contest!- A chance to meet the characters after the show!(Photo op!-bring your cell phone!) Come dressed as someone from Little Red Riding Hood or your favorite fairytale and get a chance to parade around the theater and win a prize! Ph...
Sunday, November 4 2018 4:00 PM — 5:30 PM
By Charles Gounod In French with English Supertitles Music Director – Joe KrupaStage Director – Sandra HartmanAssistant Stage Director – Lauren RowlandChorus Director – Dan Schauble Faust is an aging scholar who regrets that studies kept him from experiencing somany of life’s pleasures, especia...
Sat, Aug 4 2018 8:00 PM — Sun, Aug 12 2018 6:00 PM
Double Bill Il Tabarro and Suor Angelica Il TabarroIn Italian with English Supertitlesby Giacomo Puccini Music Director – Emilyrose RistineStage Director – Connie Koppe Assistant Stage Director – Joyce Brommer Chorus Director – Dan Schauble The riverside docks in Paris are the backdrop to a Ma...
Sat, Jul 7 2018 8:00 PM — Sun, Jul 15 2018 6:00 PM
In Italian with English Supertitles Music Director – Isaac Dae Young Stage Director – Theresa Seri Chorus Director – Dan Schauble The poor peasant Nemorino loves Adina. She enjoys teasing Nemorino, but rejects him for the dashing soldier Belcore. Nemorino’s hopes are shattered until a traveling...
Sat, Jun 9 2018 8:00 PM — Sun, Jun 17 2018 6:00 PM