Central City Opera Podcast: Week Four – Shaping the Opera Stars of Tomorrow

This week’s episodes feature interviews with the Director and Administrator of the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program, Michael Ehrman; the Principal Coach/Diction Coach, Michael Baitzer; soprano and Apprentice Artist Ashley Fabian (Kate in THE BALLAD OF BABY DOE, Shepherd Child in TOSCA, and Betty Braswell in THE IMPRESARIO); mezzo-soprano and Studio Artist Tatiana Ogan (Meg in THE BALLAD OF BABY DOE, Shepherd Child in TOSCA; Estelle Ogelthorpe in LATER THE SAME EVENING); Movement Coach and Resident Choreographer Melinda Sullivan; Stage Combat Instructor and Resident Fight Choreographer Erick Wolfe; soprano and Studio Artist Kaileigh Riess (Older Silver Dollar in THE BALLAD OF BABY DOE and Rose Segal in LATER THE SAME EVENING); baritone and Studio Artist Michael Floriano (Joe Harland in LATER THE SAME EVENING and Ensemble in THE BALLAD OF BABY DOE and TOSCA); bass-baritone and Apprentice Artist Stephen Clark (Angelotti in TOSCA, Politician in THE BALLAD OF BABY DOE, and Irving Geltman in THE IMPRESARIO); and tenor and Studio Artist Terrence Chin-Loy (Ensemble in THE BALLAD OF BABY DOE and TOSCA).

Listen to the episodes by clicking the PLAY button on each episode’s media player below, or subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or Stitcher. Questions? See our post on how to download a podcast.

Want to learn more about this season’s operas?

Get the inside scoop via Opera Insider, our festival guide featuring history on this season’s operas, insight into what inspired the composers and librettists to write them, interviews with the artists and opera-themed activities. Download the Opera Insider at www.centralcityopera.org/insider or pick up a copy in our Gift Shop in Central City.

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