Opera in the Time of COVID – Dramatic Soprano Lise Lindstrom, Renowned Interpreter of Wagner & Strauss

(Credit: Frances Marshall) “Opera in the Time of COVID” is an interview series in collaboration with photographer Frances Marshall of Marshall Light Studio. We talk to notable figures from around the opera world to get their perspective on how they feel these challenging times may change opera’s present and future. Soprano Lise Lindstrom is one of the great Wagnerians of this {…}

How Juilliard Thrives, Supports, & Evolves the Artist-Driven Educational Process

As most of The Juilliard School’s students are now off-campus or living back home due to the coronavirus pandemic, Juilliard’s faculty continues to proactively develop alternate ways to prioritize safety and support for their students and community. Juilliard is like other educational institutions that are trouble-shooting and preparing for indefinitely new circumstances that effect education moving forward. Specifically, however, Juilliard {…}

Opera in the Time of COVID: Missy Mazzoli, Famed Composer of ‘Breaking the Waves’ & ‘Proving Up’

(Credit: Frances Marshall) “Opera in the Times of COVID” is an interview series in collaboration with photographer Frances Marshall of Marshall Light Studio. We talk to notable figures from around the opera world to get their perspective on how they feel these challenging times may change opera’s present and future. Missy Mazzoli is one of the great opera composers of {…}

Q & A: Marie Karall on ‘Carmen,’ Theater Dortmund & Stylistic Differences

(Credit: Mat Ninat Studio) Mezzo-soprano Marie Karall has gained recognition throughout the past years for her “distinguishable dark colors” and for her “highly dramatic tone and emotional involvement.” The French mezzo has steadily raised her profile throughout the world performing at major theaters as the Chorégies d’Orange, Bordeaux National Opera, Montpellier National Opera, Avignon Opera, and the Théâtre des Champs {…}