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Opera Philadelphia Announces Ambitious, Star-Studded New Season

Opera Philadelphia’s 40th anniversary repertoire, announced earlier this week, is the company’s most ambitious and star-studded to date. Some of opera’s most well-known singers will be performing […]

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LGBT Black History Month Spotlight:
7 Questions With Singer Cory O’Neill Walker

In partnership with Philadelphia Black Gay Pride, every day throughout the month of February we will spotlight an influential black mover and shaker in the city. Today: […]

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The Robots Are Taking Over the Opera!

Remember a few days ago, when we were debating whether using Twitter was too much technology for opera? It was just the opening wave. The robots […]

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REVIEW: Opera Philadelphia’s Ainadamar Underwhelms

Five actors shoot three characters at point-blank range on a stage. Then the executioners break into a choreographed flamenco number immediately after, firing their guns […]

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A Night at The Opera. On Twitter.

Yes, I was one of the philistines who Tweeted during the opera Friday night. No, I don’t really have any regrets.

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Opera Philadelphia’s Live-Tweeting Gimmick is a Terrible Idea

Cell phone usage and high art usually don’t mix — that is, unless you wish to be a patron of the “wanna-be-so-edgy-it-hurts” Opera Philadelphia. Last […]

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Opera Philadelphia Now Offers “Social Media Seats”

This is interesting: Want to be among the first to live tweet AINADAMAR opening night? DM us now to reserve a dedicated seat for Social […]

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Philly Conductor Yannick Nezet-Seguin’s Opening Night at the Met

In a recent interview, where he discussed returning to the podium at The Metropolitan Opera to conduct a revival of Dvorak’s Rusalka, Philly’s own Yannick […]

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PHOTOS: The Opera Version of Brokeback Mountain

Out has some first-look photos of composer Charles Wuorinen and writer Annie Proulx’s Brokeback Mountain opera that’s opening in Madrid on Jan. 28 at the Teatro […]

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Opera and Beer at Devil’s Den? Yes, Opera and Beer at Devil’s Den

Tonight Devil’s Den is hosting After Hours Arias with Unibroue and the Center City Opera Theater Company. Beginning at  7 p.m. the South Philadelphia bar […]

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Weekend Roundup

Friday, Sept. 7 Gender Reel kicks off today with events through the weekend. Click here for a full listing of events. The 35th Annual SisterSpace […]

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Saga: The Rock Opera

Saga: The Rock Opera opens with a staged reading at L’Etage this month.

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Weekend Roundup

Friday, April 20 Stop by the Big Book Sale at Book Corner (10 a.m.) to pick up some summer reading to benefit the Free Library. […]