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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 Bus 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 OperaBus take care of your ticketing and travel needs. 

Trips are limited to select Saturdays and Sundays throughout the season. For more information, contact Mike through the contact form.



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

The inaugural trip is 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.

Highlights include: 

October 6-9: Milan

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

  • A walking tour of Verdi's Casa di Riposo and the Sforza Castle

October 9: Verona

  • Chartered bus travel to Verona for lunch

  • A walking tour of the Arena di Verona

October 9-12: Venice

  • Walking tour of St. Mark's Basilica and Teatro La Fenice

  • Performances of Verdi's I Due Foscari (Luca Salsi and Francesco Meli) and La Traviata at La Fenice

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