The collective audience sigh of joy that greeted the opening chords signaled success from the start.
The undisputed cause célèbre here — for better or worse — is director Simon Stone.
Dramaturgically, The Hours is a mixed bag: I wouldn’t discard it, but I would want to fix it. But simply as an evening of gorgeous music, it’s cordon bleu.
Martinez is an artist of the first caliber, which was richly evident throughout this imaginative, substantial program.
A Philly That Is Ready for the Race: Opera Philadelphia Announces the 2022-23 Season (for Parterre Box)
I felt a surge of joy learning the Festival O will return in September.
Two young casts due justice to Tchaikovsky’s opera — and bring honor to the Academy of Vocal Arts.
Opera Philadelphia returns to the stage with an honorable, if not entirely convincing, mixed program.
Two singers at the top of their game in music as punishing as it is pretty.
Zachary James delivers a thoughtfully crafted, blessedly restrained Quixote/Cervantes.
These streamed recitals, warts and all, have allowed us to see performers let their hair down.