Podcast 72: Chabrelle Williams and Arnold Livingston Geis

We are joined via Zoom by Arnold Geis who is a Los Angeles based tenor and performer for Film, Television, video games, and opera companies around the world and Soprano Chabrelle Williams who is an an avid arts advocate, and three-time District winner of the New York Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. They were both…Continue reading Podcast 72: Chabrelle Williams and Arnold Livingston Geis

Podcast 71: Matt Gray and Mila Henry from “The” American Opera Project

Matt Gray & Mila Henry from The American Opera Project (@aopopera on Facebook and Instagram) tell our usual suspects all about the Composers & the Voice training program which is in it’s 10th session of 2 year fellows, AOP’s Collaboration with the NYU Opera Lab and the family and schooling that shaped their lives and careers as creative…Continue reading Podcast 71: Matt Gray and Mila Henry from “The” American Opera Project

Will Crutchfield, Musicologist for Opera Lafayette’s Leonore

LEONORE by Beethoven, 1805 Version Opera Lafayette 2/23, 2/26, 3/2 & 3/4 Conductor: Ryan Corrick Brown Musicologist Will Crutchfield discusses his path towards re-imagining the lost section of Florestan’s Act Three aria from Beethoven’s 1805 version of Leonore. Leonore (1805) LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, composer JOSEPH SONNLEITHNER, librettist The centerpiece of Opera Lafayette’s 25th-anniversary season is…Continue reading Will Crutchfield, Musicologist for Opera Lafayette’s Leonore

Podcast 70: IDEA Opera Grants with Laura Lee Everett

Laura Lee Everett joins us for a look at the IDEA Opera Grants for ALAANA (African, Latinx, Asian, Arab and/or Native American ) creators supported by the Charles and Cerise Jacobs Charitable Foundation. We listen to selections from “Hu Tong”, Kui Dong Composer, Monika Datta Librettist; and “The Veil”, Daniel Reza Sabzghabaei, Composer (دانیال رضا…Continue reading Podcast 70: IDEA Opera Grants with Laura Lee Everett

Iron & Coal: Jeremy Schonfeld and Kevin Newbury

Prototype Festival 2020, January 10 & 11, 2020 JEREMY SCHONFELD, Composer, Creator & Performer is a singer/songwriter, composer/lyricist, producer, mentor, teacher, and actor. His concept album “Iron & Coal”, produced in Vienna, Austria with producing partners Beat4Feet, was nominated for several Amadeus Awards, and in May of 2018, a multimedia concert-event based on the album,…Continue reading Iron & Coal: Jeremy Schonfeld and Kevin Newbury