New podcast episode puts spotlight on collaboration

In the latest from the Singerpreneur Podcast, I spoke with mezzo-soprano Diana Tash about her upcoming performance as sculptor Camille Claudel, and the journey in taking Jake Heggie‘s song cycle to the stage… twice. Diana has long been a role model for singers who want to actively create vibrant projects, and her essential role in … Read more

New Music Is the New Black

(or perhaps the canary in the mine?) Hi, tenor Nathan Granner here. I’ve been singing opera and classical music professionally for over 25 years and producing live shows, tours, recording albums for around 15 years. I’ve seen a lot in my day! Here are some of my thoughts. I’ve been so crazy these past months … Read more

Jasmine week

Southern California Vocal Events from Jim Eninger’s Clickable Chamber Music Newsletter from the South Bay “Three Wishes” — LAURI D GOLDENHERSH’s Weekly Highlights   Every year, the week before Memorial Day is like what I used to call “Jasmine Day”: there are bushes around, and they’re nice. But then there’s the day, every year (coming … Read more

A real night at the opera: LA Opera’s ‘Tosca’

This is not a review. For the first time in years, I attended an event last Friday with no agenda but to enjoy the spectacle. But after such sights and sounds, the experience is still rolling around in my brain, and there are things to say. LA Opera, and in particular Sondra Radvanovsky, who reprises the … Read more

Repertory Opera’s Cosí fan tutte charms and delights

Mozart’s lighthearted comedy on the fickleness of women is one of my favorite operas, and Repertory Opera Company’s current production does not disappoint. Delivering an ensemble of well-rehearsed and vocally capable singers, the sparkling music of 18th century Viennese opera buffa style comes thru beautifully under the expert guidance of LizBeth Lucca, Artistic Director, and … Read more

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