REVIEW: The Philadelphia Stories: Festival O19 Wrap-Up (for Parterre Box)

Soprano Karen Slack, who performed in recital at Curtis as part of Festival O19

As we also saw last year, Festival O19 ended on a sweetly quiet note, movingly connecting Opera Philadelphia with the larger city and our musical future.

Each of two vocal recitals at the Curtis Institute paired a distinguished alum with a promising senior student.

Curtis in Concert #1: Rachel Sterrenberg and Sophia Hunt, sopranos; Grant Loehnig, pianist

This recital, subtitled “The Heart of a Woman,” imaginatively brought together songs and duets by female composers across a huge historical and stylistic range, with a thematic focus on women and relationships…

Read the full review at Parterre Box.

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