The Anonymous Lover
Academy of Music
240 S Broad Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102
Region: Philadelphia & The Countryside
Hours of operation: 02/02 8:00pm, 02/04 2:00pm
A romantic comedy ahead of its time, The Anonymous Lover centers on young widow Léontine. When she begins to receive a series of passionate letters from a secret admirer, she wrestles with whether she can love again, especially when it becomes apparent her friend Valcour is the unsigned author. Will love win? Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, was a pioneering Black composer and a contemporary of Mozart and Haydn. Discover the only surviving opera by this groundbreaking 18th century composer, also an accomplished musician, fencer, and horseman.