Guest co-host and soprano Natalie Polito joins us in a conversation with Gregory Spears, who is currently working on a new evening-length opera, Castor and Patience, with former U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy K. Smith, commissioned by Cincinnati Opera.
Natalie Polito, Gregory Spears, Peter Szep, Walker Lewis, Chuck Sachs, Brooke Larimer, Rossa Crean (Theme Music), Peter Szep (Editor), Photo: Christian Steiner.
Our Very Own Home from Fellow Travelers (Music: Gregory Spears; Librettist: Greg Pierce) — Joseph Lattanzi and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Mark Gibson conducting.
Agnus Dei from Requiem (Music: Gregory Spears) — assorted artists.
Prelude to Act 2 from Paul’s Case (Music: Gregory Spears; Librettist: Kathryn Walat) — The American Modern Ensemble, Robert Wood conducting.