Reimagining Opera's Heroines for the Modern Age
Season 2 • 1h 11m
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.
Up Next in Season 2
Journey towards joy and rebirth with TakTakShoo. This World Premiere fuses opera and K-pop, marimba, electronics and dance, to create an eclectic sound and movement world. Composed by Rene Orth, a graduate of Opera Philadelphia’s Composer in Residence program, with a libretto by playwright Kanika...
The Marriage of Figaro
Opera Philadelphia’s acclaimed production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro was a hit with audiences and critics, called “ceaselessly clever” and “easily recommendable” by The Philadelphia Inquirer, and “fresher, sassier, and more dazzling than ever” by Philadelphia Magazine. Regarded as one of ...
La voix humaine
Star soprano Patricia Racette takes her acclaimed interpretation of Elle from the stage to the screen in this new film of one of opera’s most powerful monodramas. Described by Poulenc as “a musical confession,” La voix humaine tells the story of one woman as she grapples with grief, denial, and a...