David Devan


David Devan and the Future of Opera in Philadelphia

“Toi toi toi!” It’s the opera equivalent of “break a leg,” and David Devan is saying it to everyone in sight as he darts around […]


The Battle of the Bow Ties at Opera Philadelphia

Acclaimed tenor Lawrence Brownlee is in town rehearsing for the world-premiere production of Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD with Opera Philadelphia, but the show isn’t the only drama that’s […]

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Philadelphia Flower Show Black-Tie Gala and Afterparty

The 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show opened on Friday, February 27, 2015, with a black-tie gala. Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and a cocktail party under a […]

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Out Opera Superstar David Daniels On Breathing New Life Into the Philly Production of Oscar

When Oscar, the opera that examines the downright depressing tale of Oscar Wilde’s love for another man and how it led to his persecution and imprisonment, first […]

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Tie-the-Knot Tuesday: David B. Devan + David A. Dubbeldam

Every Tuesday, we are featuring a Philadelphia-area gay or lesbian couple who have walked down the aisle in their own special way. Today, we feature […]


We Want Answers: David Devan, General Director of Opera Philadelphia

Earlier this season, you hosted a “Tweet at the Opera” experiment and something called a “Robot Opera.” Do you worry that any of this stuff […]