Known for his avant garde productions, including his seminal collaboration with Philip Glass, Einstein on the Beach, Robert Wilson was never going to deliver an Aida replete with elephants and pyramids. No, it was not. The demands of "Salome" are diverse and unrelenting. I didn't really have a problem with it to be honest. Michael Bolton, Vice President of Community Programs at Opera Philadelphia, gave the pre-opera talk and discussed these issues and their portrayal in the opera. Share or comment on this article: I was musical and a bit of a nerd — I played video games.
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Show 25 25 50 All. Saturday, Feb 9th 5-Day Forecast. Her performance was key to the entire production and she was brilliant. And you should be the person who decides what it means. For her debut at the festival dedicated to the work of her great-grandfather Richard Wagner, Katharina directed a Meistersinger which had the audience making their displeasure clear. The voices fit their characters and each performer sang well in their individual roles. Each pointed out with pride the hard work and dedication they had seen go into it.