1) This show features interviews with Romeo, Met Opera tenor, Stephen Costello and Stage Director, Doug Scholz-Carlson, of Austin' Opera's upcoming production of Gounod's "Romeo & Juliet". Stephen talks about his role and about his first time singing on the MET stage. Doug will discuss his process in staging this grand opera. Of course, you'll get to listen to some of the beautiful music!
2) There's more! There was more to the interview....about the voice as a "human instrument" and fun moments on stage. Hear the whole (edited) interview. Full Interview.
3) Plus, listen to inteviews with soprano, Joyce El-Khoury (Juliet), as she talks about how she got into opera and why this role is so excciting, and listen to an interview with condcutor and Artistic Director of Austin Opera, Maestro Richard Buckley, with his insights on Gounod's music and what it's like to conduct such a piece.
Performances January 24th, January 29th and February 1st at the Long Center.
More info at austinopera.org
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