A Celebration of Opera!

Maestro Christofer Macatsoris and guests conduct the AVA Opera Orchestra

Friday, November 12, 2021
8:00pm · Get Tickets
Saturday, November 13, 2021
7:30pm · Get Tickets
Sunday, November 14, 2021
7:30pm · Get Tickets
Saturday, November 20, 2021
7:30pm · Get Tickets
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
7:30pm · Get Tickets

Single tickets to all performances are on sale now!

Since AVA’s last live performance in February 2020, we felt the most appropriate way to kick off our new season with a medley of opera favorites! This concert will feature Act III of Verdi’s Rigoletto, Act II of Puccini’s La bohème, and ensembles from Thomas’ Mignon, Lehár’s The Merry Widow, Offenbach’s  The Tales of Hoffmann, Beethoven’s Fidelio, and Rossini’s The Barber of Seville. A Celebration of Opera! will feature the AVA Opera Orchestra with Maestro Christofer Macatsoris and guests conducting.

Performance dates:

  • November 12* and 13, 2021 at Perelman Theater on the Kimmel Cultural Campus
  • November 14, 2021 at The Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University
  • November 20, 2021 at Central Bucks South High School in Bucks County
    • Please call AVA for student or ADA tickets at 215-735-1685
  • November 30, 2021 at Centennial Hall at the Haverford School

If you are interested in attending the Opening Night Celebration prior to the November 12 performance, please click here for more details.


As A Celebration of Opera! will be held at the Kimmel Center, we will be in accordance with their safety measures as stated below:

Effective September 18, the Kimmel Cultural Campus is joining performing arts centers across the nation in requiring that all our guests provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination to attend all indoor public performances and events in all venues––including the Kimmel Center, the Academy of Music, and the Merriam Theater.


A Celebration of Opera! is graciously sponsored by Victoria Eckert Zoellner