Opera Philadelphia announces its new cutting-edge direction with a twelve-day urban opera festival that will debut in September 2017.
Frédéric François Chopin’s expressive and technically demanding piano concertos are among the finest in the classical music canon. So naturally, Polish actor Barbara Wysocka and director Michael Zadara (who make up the group…
Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia opens its 142nd season welcoming artistic director Paul Rardin with three psalms by Mendelssohn, a world premiere, and Mozart’s Mass in C.
Ken Ludwig brings four of the outstanding characters from Lend Me A Tenor from Cleveland to Paris for more rollicking escapades.
A refreshed rendition of Verdi’s tragic opera features the impressive house and role debut of Lisette Oropesa as the titular “fallen woman” and a stunning design that purposefully pairs the distant past with recent times.
Octavia Butler’s dystopian future seems especially relevant. Can we find respite in comradeship and song?
The dark space at the headquarters of Fringe Arts hosted a kaleidoscope of blackness. Sad blackness. Angry blackness. Rescued blackness. Incarcerated blackness. Lost blackness. Dead blackness.
An experimental world-premiere opera gives voice to the unsung women heroes of astrophysics at Harvard in the 1890s, with a cutting-edge score, non-linear libretto, and expressionist movement.
Part chorale work, part theater, and part compelling curated art, this peculiarly affecting piece examines the diversity of contemporary communication.
An ambitious art project that seeks to combine multimedia, puppeteering, a baroque chamber orchestra and the singing of mezzo-soprano Ana María Ruimonte in a bilingual presentation.
Fatale recounts her tragedies, infusing humor through her narrative, music, and burlesque numbers.
Bay Bryan talks about his queer at heart Fringe show and how Philadelphia is like Scotland.
The elegant group picnic returns with entertainment by DJ Sabeel Chohan, dance troupe The Canarsie Wobblers, and The Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret.
A revitalized opera company offering musical performances in Philly in the summer is a good thing. But maybe some things just aren’t funny anymore, like teen suicide, gay jokes, and trying to blow up a school.
Now in its fifth season, Russian Opera Workshop presents FREE in-concert opera productions of seldom-produced works by leading Russian composers.
Is it adaptations of familiar works, or is there another, more intimate kind of musical that can be done without gadgets and effects and superheroes flying across the stage?
What Do Indie Rock and Contemporary Ballet Have in Common? Musician Chris Kasper tells us ahead of his show with BalletX
Talented indie folk rocker Chris Kasper prepares for a show with Philly’s top contemporary ballet troupe, BalletX.
Greek revival structures and riverscape environs inspire an immersive choral-dance work that explores the specific interplay of machinery and nature.
Inspired by the Guinness Book of World Records, Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Sam Green embarked on THE MEASURE OF ALL THINGS, an ode to the jagged edges of human experience. This…