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Attendees on a trip the Metropolitan Opera with the Philadelphia Opera Bus.
Sample opera trip information for Discover My Italy.

Do you like to learn while you travel? Do you travel to see opera?  Join Mike at the opera with two groups that do just that. 

The Opera Express brings Philadelphia area opera lovers to performances in New York and Washington D.C. to see some of the most exciting singers and productions in the world at the Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, and more while providing educational content on the trip.

Beyond seeing great performances, be part of a community of opera lovers who are just as excited and passionate about the art form as you! And let the Opera Express take care of your ticketing and travel needs. 

Trips are on select Saturdays and Sundays throughout the season. For more information about the Opera Express, please fill out this form.



In October 2023, Mike joined the team at Discover My Italy as the opera expert for an exciting six-day opera excursion to the birthplace of opera!

Stay tuned for information on the 2024 Opera Trip through Discover My Italy!

The inaugural trip was between October 6-12, 2023. Six days, three beautiful Italian cities, three iconic venues, two treasured operas, and one that may be unfamiliar to many. Mike will provide lectures and insights throughout the trip. Performances included 

  • Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro at La Scala with Ildebrando d'Archangelo

  • Verdi's I Due Foscari  (with Luca Salsi and Francesco Meli) and La Traviata at La Fenice in Venice

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