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Rob McClung

Robert McClung teaches English literature at Bodine High School for International Affairs. Trained in both English and historical musicology, his lectures and written work have appeared at Seattle Opera, Opera Philadelphia, and Seattle University. He lives in Philadelphia.

The Rise, Fall, & Revival Of North Broad's Opera Palace

The Rise, Fall, & Revival Of North Broad’s Opera Palace

June 14, 2018  |  History

Rob McClung takes us on a journey through the turbulent history and present reawakening of the mighty Metropolitan Opera House at Broad and Poplar > more

On Spruce Street, A Symphony Of Fading History

On Spruce Street, A Symphony Of Fading History

January 31, 2017  |  History

Contributor Rob McClung opens the door of 1617 Spruce, where the Philadelphia Musical Academy once filled the street with the sounds of classical music > more