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