OperaDelaware presents Così fan tutte
Opera with a complicated soul
In its latest staging, OperaDelaware presents Così fan tutte, Mozart and Da Ponte’s deceptively complex opera buffa, offered here in a rare, virtually uncut format. Gail Obenreder reviews.
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.
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.
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.