Visually, musically, and vocally gorgeous, this is a delectable MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM.
Benjamin Britten’s music still sounds wonderfully imaginative and modern
What a complicated evening, filled with gorgeous singing and roiled emotions and puzzling theatrics
The Curtis Institute of Music and Opera Philadelphia’s stunning production Leonard Bernstein’s opera, A Quiet Place, is one of many worldwide celebrations of his centennial;
Philadelphia’s premiere drama critic, Toby Zinman knows her theater. Opera, not so much. Here’s her dilettante review of Opera Philadelphia’s WRITTEN ON SKIN.
This bountiful menu of music had something for every taste
A worthy anchor of Opera Philadelphia’s inaugural O17 Festival.
Opera Philadelphia challenges our preconceptions of opera with its O17 Festival
Relevant themes and ideas rarely seen on an opera stage
Opera Philadelphia’s innovative general director previews the upcoming O17 Festival.
Opera Philadelphia’s new co-production of Mozart’s MARRIAGE OF FIGARO is fast, lively and a wonderful way to be introduced to opera.
Layla Claire and John Chest appear as Mozart’s unhappily married Count and Countess weeks before their own nuptials.
Giacomo Puccini (born 1858) left his last opera, TURANDOT, unfinished at his death in 1924.
An operatic version of a Lars von Trier movie? Yes.
The International Philly Fringe: A welcome to 28 countries
Can’t decide what to see in the 2016 Philadelphia Fringe Festival? Check out Deb Miller’s recommendations in her annual top picks preview.