The composer speaks about how she learned to write for the voice, her efforts to foster greater inclusion among future composers and her chamber opera, Proving Up, which receives performances at Juilliard in February.
F. Paul Driscoll speaks with Renée Fleming about her new album of songs with Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Voice of Nature: The Anthropocene, her role as a mentor to young singers and how she's helping Covid long-haulers through Healing Breath, a collaboration with the Kennedy Center.
F. Paul Driscoll speaks with tenor Russell Thomas about his new appointment as LA Opera's artist-in-residence, how he finds inspiration in old recordings, and the repertoire that he hopes to take on during the next phase of his career.
F. Paul Driscoll speaks with the Australian director about his experiences in the opera house, his varying approaches to operetta and standard repertory works, and his production of Fiddler on the Roof, which this month arrives at Lyric Opera of Chicago.
Composer John Adams, whose adaptation of Antony and Cleopatra receives its world premiere opening San Francisco Opera's season, speaks with F. Paul Driscoll about the draw of Shakespeare's characters, late-in-the-game cast changes and how American popular music has influenced his own compositional voice.