TRIBUTARIES http://wrti.org en Opera In...An Underground Swimming Pool? http://wrti.org/post/opera-inan-underground-swimming-pool <p>Philadelphia is recognized nationally for being on the cutting edge of non-traditional opera staging. Now, on the heels of acclaimed offerings from the city's largest company, comes a new work from a smaller presenter that is literally taking the opera art form...underground.</p><p>Beneath Philadelphia's Fairmount Water Works is the Kelly swimming pool. Abandoned in 1972 after being inundated by a hurricane, it sits just a few feet above waters of the Schuylkill River with just a few inches of concrete protecting it from further flooding.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 18:45:07 +0000 Jim Cotter 6770 at http://wrti.org Opera In...An Underground Swimming Pool?