Clas­si­cal & Opera

Where Philadelphia - - The Guide -

OPERA PHILADEL­PHIA— Philly’s premier opera com­pany stages a full sea­son of op­u­lent pro­duc­tions. Not only does this com­pany present clas­sics with rich pre­ci­sion, but it also pro­duces new and in­nova-

tive op­eras. This month: “Tan­credi,” Feb. 10-19. www.op­eraphila.org. Academy of Mu­sic, Broad and Lo­cust streets, 215.893.1999. Map 1, H6

THE PHILLY POPS— One of Amer­ica’s premier pops or­ches­tras, led by Michael Kra­jew­ski. Mae­stro Kra­jew­ski leads the POPS through a reper­toire of clas­si­cal, swing, Broad­way, blues and jazz. This month: “Sgt. Pep­per Cel­e­bra­tion,” Feb. 3-5; “Block­buster Broad­way,” Feb. 24-26. www.philly­pops.org. Kim­mel Cen­ter for the Per­form­ing Arts, 300 Broad street, 215.893.1999. Map 1, H6

THE PHILADEL­PHIA OR­CHES­TRA— Founded in 1900, the Philadel­phia Or­ches­tra has dis­tin­guished it­self as one of the lead­ing or­ches­tras in the world, and is led by dy­namic mu­sic di­rec­tor Yan­nick Nézet-Séguin. This month: “An­dre Watts’s 60-Year Legacy,” Feb. 2- 4; “Who Stole the Mona Lisa?” Feb. 4; “Valen­tine’s Day Con­cert,” Feb. 14; “Brahms: Sym­phony No. 3,” Feb. 17-19; “Brahms: Sym­phony No. 4,” Feb. 23-25. www.philorch.org. Kim­mel Cen­ter for the Per­form­ing Arts, 300 South Broad Street, 215.893.1999. Map 1, H6

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