Opera Fix: Dr. Lilly Kass on “Lilacs”

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION: Jack Mulroney Music Director Corrado Rovaris conducted Opera Philadelphia’s concert debut in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center on Friday, Jan. 21 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 23, at 2:00 p.m. of a program featuring Igor Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex and George Walker’s Lilacs.  The January 21st performance was live-streamed and is…Continue reading Opera Fix: Dr. Lilly Kass on “Lilacs”

OEDIPUS REX & LILACS – Opera Philadelphia

William Burden, Rehanna Thelwell, Tiffany Townsend ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION: Jack Mulroney Music Director Corrado Rovaris is conducting Opera Philadelphia’s concert debut in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center on Friday, Jan. 21 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 23, at 2:00 p.m. of a program featuring Igor Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex and George Walker’s Lilacs.  Oedipus…Continue reading OEDIPUS REX & LILACS – Opera Philadelphia

OperaFIX: Heartbeat Opera’s Messy Messiah

Ethan Heard and Jacob Ashworth After six years of Halloween revelry, Heartbeat Opera’s annual drag extravaganza moves to December and comes home for Christmas! Every winter season, joyful musical traditions abound: at the school pageant, the holiday party, and in every elevator. This year, with familiar favorites from Handel, Tchaikovsky, Strauss, and more, Heartbeat starts…Continue reading OperaFIX: Heartbeat Opera’s Messy Messiah

Interviews from the void: The Blacksmith, Ryan Brown

The Blacksmith – Opera Lafayette Ryan Brown, Founder/Artistic Director & Conductor Ryan Brown, founder & artistic director of Opera Lafayette talks about the process of creating a new American Westernized version of the opera comique Le Marechal ferrant (The Blacksmith). Audio Clip Credits: Description: This excerpt is from the opening  of the opera in which…Continue reading Interviews from the void: The Blacksmith, Ryan Brown

Interviews from the void: Julie, an Opera Film

Chuck Sachs interviews composer/conductor Whitney George, director Chloe Treat plus co-directors of photography and lighting Paul Ashey & Erik Bagger about creating Julie, an opera film.  On June 4th, 2020 via YouTube, New Camerata Opera premiered Julie, a new opera film directed by Chloe Treat with a score by Whitney George and libretto by Wallis…Continue reading Interviews from the void: Julie, an Opera Film