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PhiladelphiaA Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream
Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Corrado Rovaris; Robert Carsen; Opera Philadelphia; Michael Levine; Tim Mead; Anna Christy

PhiladelphiaDon GiovanniNew production

Don Giovanni
Mozart: Don Giovanni
Karina Canellakis; RB Schlather; Opera Philadelphia; Curtis Opera Theatre; Curtis Symphony Orchestra

PhiladelphiaLa bohème

La bohème
Puccini: La bohème
Corrado Rovaris; Davide Livermore; Opera Philadelphia; Evan LeRoy Johnson; Vanessa Vasquez
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Baroque and minimalism juxtaposed in Glass Handel

Anthony Roth Costanzo costumed by Raf Simons for Calvin Klein © Dominic M Mercier (Opera Philadelphia, September 2018)
Costanzo supposed to be the unifying factor of the performance, but he wasn’t always able to surpass the numerous distractions. 
***11
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Ne quittez pas: A reimagined La Voix humaine in Philadelphia

Patricia Racette (Elle) © Dominic M Mercier
Chaotic staging detracts from imaginative pairing of Poulenc's songs with his one-act, one-performer opera. 
***11
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Brenda Rae's remarkable Lucia a compensation in Philadelphia

Brenda Rae (Lucia) © Kelly & Massa
Top-notch singers and some sensitive direction almost make up for Laurent Pelly's frustrating Opera Philadelphia production. 
***11
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Sky on Swings: a heart-wrenching world première at Opera Philadelphia

Marietta Simpson (Martha) and Frederica von Stade (Danny) © Steven Pisano
A remarkable opera about Alzheimer’s mesmerizes audience thanks to two extraordinary women “d’un certain age”.
****1
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Red dresses and a green balloon: Carmen in Philadelphia

Daniela Mack (Carmen) © Steven Pisano for Opera Philadelphia
Paul Curran's movie-Like Carmen for Opera Philadelphia
****1
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