Week one of the Philadelphia Orchestra's Paris Festival brought composers from far beyond the city's limits. Was it too far-flung? Steve Cohen reviews.
An attack on Russian governmental bureaucracy is the disguised EgoPo Classic Theater's surreal new adaptation of Gogol’s 'The Nose.' Steve Cohen reviews.
'The Demon,' an extremely rare Russian opera, is presented in an authentic style by a well-trained ensemble at the Academy of Vocal Arts. Steve Cohen reviews.
Art Garfunkel used to sing, “Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio?” This month, his Keswick Theatre audience asked a similar question. Steve Cohen reviews.
A rousing concert celebrating the history of organs with the Philadelphia Orchestra reminded Steve Cohen of the biggest disaster in the orchestra’s history.
One of the greatest operas, Verdi's 'Rigoletto,' and one of the world's most famous directors, Tito Capobianco, unite at the Academy of Vocal Arts. Steve Cohen reviews.
Philadelphia-trained singers dominate the Metropolitan Opera's 'Guillaume Tell,' the company's first production of the piece in 85 years. Steve Cohen reviews.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art redesigns and reopens its South Asian wing. Steve Cohen takes a look.
With attention on two new operas, the innovative aspects of Puccini’s 'Turandot' may be overlooked. Opera Philadelphia’s production reveals a 65-year-old master changing course.
Even though he's a traditionalist, Brett Bailey's version of Verdi's 'Macbeth,' set in Africa, suits Steve Cohen just fine.