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A scene from the opera: a dynamic ensemble shot of 15 men in suits, with a range of avid expressions, on and around a couch.

Opera Philadelphia presents Rigoletto

A rapturous return

Rigoletto is Opera Philadelphia’s first full production at the Academy of Music since 2019, reminding us how we sustain, and are sustained by, great art. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Gail Obenreder

Gail Obenreder

Reviews 4 minute read
Williams, a Black woman, poses for a portrait style photo, standing near a window letting in a small amount of light.

Rising mezzo-soprano star Chrystal E. Williams makes her PCMS debut

Showing range despite the limits

Chrystal E. Williams made her PCMS recital debut with an intriguing but uneven program. Cameron Kelsall reviews.
Cameron Kelsall

Cameron Kelsall

Reviews 3 minute read
Two white women actors lean heads tenderly together, inside a glittery curtain. They wear a mix of leather, velour, & satin

Philly Fringe 2021: Alter Ego Chamber Opera presents Alcina REVAMPED

Handel, with care

Alcina REVAMPED, a cheeky, queer spin on Handel from the up-and-coming Alter Ego Chamber Opera, embraces hybridity in form and delivery this Fringe Festival. Cameron Kelsall reviews.
Cameron Kelsall

Cameron Kelsall

Reviews 3 minute read