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Opera in the Park

September 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Bring the whole family for an evening of live performances, food trucks, and opera on the big screen at FDR Park! This event is presented in partnership with Fairmount Park Conservancy.

7:00 – Live performances by baritone Kevin Godínez, soprano Ethel Trujillo, and pianist Ting Ting Wong

7:30 – Outdoor movie screening of Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel (Spanish and English subtitles)

In Opera Ithaca’s 90-minute adaptation of Engelbert Humperdinck’s classic, two children lost in the woods are captured by a celebrity chef witch, who hosts the kids on her cooking show as both the guest stars…and the main ingredients.

The event will take place outdoors on the lawn of FDR Park’s Olmsted Overlook (Gazebo). Guests are invited to pack their own picnic dinner with blankets or chairs.

Public Transportation: FDR Park is located within a short walk of NRG Station on the SEPTA Broad Street Line.

Parking: Free parking available


September 10
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Olmstead Overlook Gazebo at FDR Park
1500 Pattison Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19145 United States
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