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Yves Abel; Paul Curran; Opera Philadelphia; Gary McCann; Daniela Mack; Evan LeRoy Johnson
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Sex, angels and cannibalism: Written on Skin

Anthony Roth Costanzo (The Boy) and Lauren Snouffer (Agnès) © Kelly & Massa for Opera Philadelphia
Written on Skin is a cold but effective opera full of musical and dramatic energy. Opera Philadelphia's new staging and talented young cast do it justice.
****1
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Squatters’ rites, sacred sites in We Shall Not Be Moved

Kirstin Chávez (Glenda) and Lauren Whitehead (Un/Sung) © Dave DiRentis
Hip-h'opera world première at Philadelphia's O17 Festival.
****1
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Magicking Flutes – and pink elephants

Rachel Sterrenberg (Pamina) © Kelly & Massa Photography
Mozart meets the movies as 1927's wacky production comes to Opera Philadelphia. 
****1
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Murder She Wrote: Elizabeth Cree at Opera Philadelphia

Joseph Gaines (Dan Leno) and Daniela Mack (Elizabeth Cree) © Steven Pisano for Opera Philadelphia
Puts’ and Campbell’s fast and furious neo-Victorians launch Philadelphia’s Annual Opera Festival.
****1
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Missy Mazzoli's Breaking the Waves opens in Philadelphia

Kiera Duffy (Bess) © Dominic M Mercier for Opera Philadelphia
The world première of Breaking the Waves was a qualified success, with a powerful drama performed with commitment by strong cast and musicians.
****1
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