Guest Blog: John Cooper on Oscar Wilde

The Art of Darkness

by Oscar Wilde historian, John Cooper


Oscar Wilde on "Articulate"

Articulate with Jim Cotter is WHYY's newest TV weekly arts magazine show. Every week they bring fresh and unique stories that explore the variety, quality and heritage of creativity in our region while also showing how art speaks to us in our everyday lives. In their latest episode, Jim Cotter sits down with countertenor David Daniels about the East Coast Premiere Oscar and how the legacy of Oscar Wilde's life and literature continues to resonate today.


Part One: Residency Reflection by Composer Lembit Beecher

I’ve had a wonderful three years working with Opera Philadelphia. I’m always amazed how kind, knowledgeable, and generous everyone in the organization is, and I leave the Composer in Residence program with some sadness, but mostly a great deal of energy. It is difficult to summarize the immense effect this program has had on me and my work, but I will try to give some sense of my activities.


Guest Blog: Resident Technologist Youngmoo Kim

Why am I here?

It's an incredible privilege for me to serve as Resident Technologist this season at Opera Philadelphia during my sabbatical from teaching at Drexel University. I'd like to thank everyone at Opera Philadelphia and Drexel who enabled this unique collaborative opportunity for our institutions.

So, why am I here?  Allow me to consider that question in a couple of ways...

Why am I here?