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“Denis & Katya” at Festival O19

September 18, 2019 - September 29, 2019

Opera Philadelphia kicks off its annual opera festival with the world premiere of “Denis & Katya” by composer Philip Venables and librettist-director Ted Huffman, which dramatizes the true story of the two 15-year-olds who livestreamed their fatal standoff with Russian Special Forces.

21CM Takeaway: Venables and Huffman are the duo behind acclaimed Royal Opera House commission “4.48 Psychosis,” and are just two of the many world-class artists who will come together in Philadelphia for 12 days of superb opera. Along with “Denis & Katya,” Festival O19 will stage another world premiere, “Let Me Die” by Joseph Keckler, along with Prokofiev’s “The Love for Three Oranges” and Handel’s “Semele.”


September 18, 2019
September 29, 2019
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Suzanne Roberts Theatre
Philadelphia, PA United States
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Opera Philadelphia
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