Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Sergio Mims: WTOP.com: Marietta Simpson and Frederica von Stade in "Sky on Swings" at Opera Philadelphia Sept. 20

Marietta Simpson & Frederica von Stade
(Photo: Opera Philadelphia) 

Sergio A. Mims writes of an Associated Press story March 20, 2018:

Mezzo soprano Marietta Simpson and soprano Frederica von Stade will sing the lead roles in the world premiere of "Sky on Swings"  an opera about two women afflicted by Alzheimer’s disease.

Opera Philadelphia announced Tuesday it will present the opera composed by Lembit Beecher with a libretto by Hannah Moscovitch, to open its 2018-19 season on Sept. 20.

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