Many are aware that our dear friend and colleague David Froom died last year, June 19th, 2022. We begin our 2023-24 season with a memorial concert in David’s memory, co-produced with David’s widow and the formidable pianist Eliza Garth, who will also appear as a guest artist on the program. It has been a great pleasure to develop today’s program with Eliza, who is a dear friend and David Froom’s partner for much of his life. We are honored that she identified the Consort as a fit vessel for this celebration of David’s extraordinary music. Please see “In Season” for
Starting November 4, the Opera Philadelphia Channel began streaming The Passion of Scrooge as the inaugural title in its “Opera Philadelphia Presents” series. It’s an exciting way to reach new audiences on their innovative new platform that has big ambitions, to become “the Netflix of opera” for this fledgling hybrid art form. With sincere thanks to Opera Philadelphia, we welcome you to subscribe at operaphila.tv as another way to watch director H. Paul Moon’s critically-acclaimed adaptation of Jon Deak’s masterpiece.