Opera In Unconventional Locales
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Opera Philadelphia seemed to be itching for a break from the opera house with its pop-up performances at the Reading Terminal Market and Macy’s Center City. As The Philadelphia Inquirer’s David Patrick Stearns reports, the company has announced formal plans to perform in even less predictable places. The Opera In The City series will launch in November with Svadba-Wedding, a Serbian a cappella opera fusing operatic and folk music, performed in a 1903 historic, former pumping station.