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Articles by Gale Martin

Gale Martin
Gale Martin
The statue of Mariana Pineda (Maria Nadal) bleeds at the end of Lorca’s song © Kelly & Massa

Opera Phila’s Ainadamar in a sensation-rich new production

By , 19 February 2014
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Dominick Chenes and Marina Costa-Jackson © Paul Sirochman

Artistry and greatness glimmer in Pique Dame at AVA

By , 21 January 2014
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Julia Dawson, Melinda Whittington, Galeano Salas, Sydney Mancasola, Michael Adams, Mackenzie Whitney ©  Paul Sirochman

A totally groovy Così fan tutte from the AVA in Philadelphia

By , 19 November 2013
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©  Opera Philadelphia

Nabucco launches Opera Philadelphia's season with power

By , 09 October 2013
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The Glimmerglass Festival production of Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater  ©  Karli Cadel/The Glimmerglass Festival

Love and suffering uniquely explored in Glimmerglass Festival's Passions

By , 31 July 2013
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Nathan Gunn  ©  Karli Cadel, Glimmerglass Festival

Glimmerglass Festival's Camelot fit for a king

By , 29 July 2013
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Melody Moore as Senta  ©  Jamie Kraus, Glimmerglass Festival

Haunting, beautiful Dutchman sets sail at Glimmerglass

By , 29 July 2013
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Patricia Schuman  ©  courtesy of Opera Philadelphia; photo by Kelly & Massa

Opera Phila's Powder Her Face a shiny triumph

By , 12 June 2013
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Margaret Mezzacappa  ©  Paul Sirochman

Big, beautiful voices power AVA's Ballo

By , 13 May 2013
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Dialogues des Carmélites, opening scene © Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

The Met's soul-searing Dialogues des Carmélites can't be missed

By , 10 May 2013
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Burak Bilgili and Zachary Nelson  ©  Paul Sirochman

Don Quichotte victorious at Philadelphia Academy

By , 05 March 2013
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French, German and Scottish soldiers sing choruses in their native languages as they write home  ©  Kelly & Massa

Opera Philadelphia's Silent Night a resounding showcase

By , 12 February 2013
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The wives of The Prophet, left to right: Margaret Lattimore, Eve Gigliotti, Jennifer Zetlan, Caitlin

Opera Phila's Dark Sisters powerfully illuminates female suffering

By , 12 February 2013
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Thiago Arancam (Des Grieux) and Michelle Johnson (Manon), Opera Company of Philadelphia’s Manon Le ©  Kelly & Massa Photography

Luscious Manon Lescaut lights up Philadelphia

By , 12 February 2013
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Members of the AVA chorus  ©  Paul Sirochman

AVA's frothy Barber a showcase for rising stars

By , 16 November 2012
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The Glimmerglass Festival production of Aida  ©  William M. Brown / The Glimmerglass Festival

Glimmerglass' little Aida makes a huge impact

By , 07 August 2012
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Megan Ort (Zaneeta Shinn) and Allan K. Washington (Tommy Djilas) in The Glimmerglass Festival produc ©  Karli Cadel / The Glimmerglass Festival

The Music Man at Glimmerglass: Fun, American style

By , 07 August 2012
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Chebet Too, Eric Owens (Stephen Kumalo) and Sean Panikkar (The Leader) in the Glimmerglass Festival  ©  Karli Cadel / Glimmerglass Festival

Stellar Lost in the Stars at Glimmerglass Festival

By , 06 August 2012
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Swearing in a new Grand Dragon: photo by Lawrence Hicks  ©  Center City Opera Theater 2012

Slaying the Dragon in Philadelphia: Center City Opera Tackles Racism

By , 21 June 2012
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Dulcamara and Nemorino  ©  The Academy of Vocal Arts | photo by Don Valentino

AVA’s memorable "L'Elisir d'Amore" with outstanding tenor Diego Silva

By , 11 May 2012
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