Porgy and Bess From Football To Opera: Singer Morris Robinson Takes Center Stage By Karen Grigsby Bates • Feb 3, 2016 Morris Robinson has the kind of bass voice that reverberates so strongly, you feel it in your concert seat. Listening to it, you assume he's been singing all of his life. And he has — but not opera. Vladimir Jurowski, conductor By Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer • Feb 10, 2007 A conversation with conductor Vladimir Jurowski. Jason Peifer: Masonic Temple of Philadelphia--one of Philadelphia's architectural gems. Susan Lewis: Opera Company of Philadelphia, Porgy and Bess.