Curtis Opera Theatre Reimagines ‘La Clemenza di Tito’ in New Film ‘MERCY’

(Credit: Curtis Opera Theatre) On November 6, 2021, the Curtis Opera Theatre presented the premiere of “MERCY,” a filmed reimagining of Mozart’s “La Clemenza di Tito.” This new version, by co-writers and co-directors Chas Rader-Shieber and Alek Shrader, uses a re-orchestrated score and cinematography to create an innovative experience. Singers from the Curtis Opera Theatre were accompanied by a small {…}

Golden Globe Nominee ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ Lands on DVD and Blu-ray with New Deleted Scenes Featuring Meryl Streep

This week Paramount Pictures will release the award winning “Florence Foster Jenkins” on DVD and Blu-Ray. Based on a real life story, the film tells the story of a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice. Directed by Stephen Frears, the movie stars Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant and Simon Helberg. Rising Opera {…}