Curtis Opera Theatre: "Les Mamelles de Tirésias" and "The Seven Deadly Sins" (Photo Roundup)

“Curtis has supplied some of the most inventive opera productions Philadelphia has seen in recent years, and the streak continued here.” —Broad Street Review

Curtis Opera Theatre‘s 2023–24 series featured a captivating double bill of Francis Poulenc’s outrageously funny farce, Les Mamelles de Tirésias and Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht’s darkly satirical “ballet chanté,” The Seven Deadly Sins on March 15 and 17 at the Philadelphia Film Center.

Critically acclaimed director Eve Summer returned on the heels of rave reviews for her acclaimed Curtis Opera Theatre productions of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Così fan tutte in 2022 and Benjamin Britten’s Albert Herring in 2020 to lead an exciting cast of rising young opera stars accompanied by members of the Curtis Symphony Orchestra under the baton of “thrilling” conductor Michelle Rofrano (Opera Today).

Read a glowing review of this “cleverly symbolic and highly entertaining” double bill in Broad Street Review.

Check out photo highlights below, showcasing the casts of Les Mamelles de Tirésias and The Seven Deadly Sins courtesy of Ashley E. Smith/Wide Eyed Studios.

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