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Opera Philadelphia has announced its 50th anniversary season will get underway in September 2024 — without Festival O, its signature fall festival of new and traditional opera.
The company has announced three productions for the 2024-2025 season: the American premiere of “The Listeners” by Missy Mazzoli and Royce Vavrek, “The Anonymous Lover,” written in 1780 by the first known Black classical composer Joseph Bologne Chevalier de Saint-Georges, and a new production of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni.” All will be staged at the Academy of Music.
Festival O may still appear somewhere in the next season, but that decision is still to be determined.