Glamour, reconceptualized Glamour, reconceptualized

Opera Philadelphia’s O18 Festival continues through the weekend, but Friday represented a finale of sorts with the last two premieres.

on September 29, 2018 at 11:15 AM
When queens preside When queens preside

“Fricka is on fucking vacation.” 

on September 26, 2018 at 10:44 AM
Dramatic A.R.C. Dramatic A.R.C.

Imagine you are at Disneyland, and there’s an Anthony Roth Costanzo ride.

on September 24, 2018 at 10:30 AM
Dark shadows Dark shadows

Those who want a rethought Lucia to allow the heroine more sense of agency will be especially confounded at Laurent Pelly’s reading.

on September 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM
Elle is other people Elle is other people

Soprano Patricia Racette is superb in La Voix Humaine, a work that she makes absolutely her own.

on September 23, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Grand tourists Grand tourists

Soprano Ashley Marie Robillard and mezzo Siena Licht Miller evoke a journey to Paris, Venice, Berlin, and London.

on September 22, 2018 at 11:15 AM
Touch the sky Touch the sky

It would be hard to imagine a more apt and poignant metaphor for the ambitious O18 Festival than the world premiere of Lembit Beecher and Hannah Moscovitch’s Sky on Swings. 

on September 21, 2018 at 9:38 AM