A Passionate Duo – Sherrill Milnes & Maria Zouves On Training The Next Generation & Directing Opera Together

What do you do after you’ve taught, formed a young artist program and had a legendary career as a singer and conductor? The answer? Direct opera. That is exactly what famed baritone Sherrill Milnes has embarked on alongside his wife, Maria Zouves. In collaboration with the Prague Summer Nights, presented by Classical Movements, the duo has already directed two Mozart {…}

Q&A: Kristine Overman On Singing The Countess in ‘Le Nozze Di Figaro’ And Returning To Prague Summer Nights

The Prague Summer Nights Festival, presented by Classical Movements, continues this weekend in Salzburg. One of the artists performing this week includes Kristine Overman, a 21-year-old soprano who is currently studying at the University of Michigan and who is singing her second major opera role. Having performed with the Michigan Opera Theater as a young child, Overman has always been {…}

Q&A: Anna Kozlakiewicz On Fulfilling A Dream In Salzburg & Pamina’s Challenges

The Prague Summer Nights festival, presented by Classical Movements, continues this week in Salzburg where young artists will have the chance to perform at the legendary Mozarteum. Among the young artists is Anna Kozlakiewicz, a lyric soprano who studied voice at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw and Art History at the UKSW Warszawa. She is currently studying at Indiana University, {…}

Q&A: John Holland On His Work with The Prague Summer Nights And Career Development

Baritone John Holland is returning to the Prague Summer Nights Festival for the third with his participation this year. As an alumnus of the program, the baritone has performed numerous roles including Masetto in “Don Giovanni” at the Estates Theatre in Prague, Vodník in “Rusalka” in the Czech Republic, Belcore in “L’Elisir D’Amore,” Alberich in “Der Ring Des Nibelungen” with {…}