Academy of Music
OCP's young music director making waves
Corrado Rovaris has jumped in feet-first during his freshman year, and it shows.
By David Patrick Stearns [Philadelphia Inquirer, 28 Apr 05]
Peering out onto Broad Street from a poster in front of the Academy of Music, conductor Corrado Rovaris seems too young to be so intense. At almost 40, his face is boyish, his hairline unreceded. But the eyes behind the glasses are penetrating.
Now, finishing his first season as the Opera Company of Philadelphia's first-ever music director with the forthcoming Die Fledermaus, Rovaris has already changed the local operatic landscape and isn't stopping now.
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