Reflection & Re-Vision is FREE to all. Please click the videos below to start watching.
As a response to the productions in the Opera Philadelphia Channel, this FREE series will look deeper into the genre of opera by exploring both its musical and theatrical elements as well as engage non-musical scholars to gain a better cultural, social, and historical perspective. The Reflection and Re-Vision series includes lectures, round-table discussions, and artist reflections.
A recording of the Festival O22 roundtable discussion on Toshio Hosokawa’s The Raven, and its presentation by director Aria Umezawa and the Obvious Agency. Panel led by Robert Buscher, with Makoto Hirano and Will Gardner. Now streaming for free.
A roundtable conversation with Dr. Naomi André, Aria Umezawa, and Karen Slack and moderated by Dr. Lily Kass. The conversation was recorded shortly before Opera Philadelphia's production of Rigoletto. Part of the free Reflection & Re-Vision series.
Erin Busch, composer and founder and executive director of the Young Women Composers Camp (YWCC)
Courtney Bryan, composer and pianist
Melissa Dunphy, composer and educator
Tanyaradzwa Tawengwa, Zimbabwean gwenyambira, composer, singer, and scholar
Join guest lecturer Dr. Michael Mohammed on an examination of La traviata through the main character Violetta Valéry and learn how she not only transforms herself but also is transformed by the environment surrounding her.