From Opera Wire: On Sept. 18, Opera Philadelphia world premiered “The Wake World” as part of its 2017 festival. Composer David Hertzberg created an immersive experience that was showcased at the Barnes Foundation and that experimented with form and melody. As one of Opera Philadelphia’s 2017-2018 Composers-in-Residence, in a programContinue Reading

Opera Philadelphia’s newly announced 2017-18 season happens in two parts: an ambitious fall festival called O17, with 25 performances over the course of 12 days — including world premiere operas about the MOVE bombing and Albert Barnes — and a two-production spring lineup… The Wake World, with music and librettoContinue Reading