Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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THE MAGIC FLUTE (Opera Philadelphia): A dazzling reinvented Mozart at the O17 Festival

Opera Philadelphia challenges our preconceptions of opera with its O17 Festival

Ying Fang as Susann, Layla Claire as Countess Almaviva and John Chest as Count Almaviva. Photo credit: Kelly & Massa for Opera Philadelphia

THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO (Opera Philadelphia): Mozart at the Academy of Music

Opera Philadelphia’s new co-production of Mozart’s MARRIAGE OF FIGARO is fast, lively and a wonderful way to be introduced to opera.

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Marriages of Figaro: Opera Philadelphia stars are partners on and off stage

Layla Claire and John Chest appear as Mozart’s unhappily married Count and Countess weeks before their own nuptials.

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BEGINNINGS… (Mendelssohn Club): Beginnings of a new tradition

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.