Central City Opera Podcast – Season 2, Ep. 7 – Stephen Barlow, Stage Director of COSI FAN TUTTE

Stephen Barlow

Stephen Barlow

The stage director of this summer’s production of COSI FAN TUTTE is Australian Stephen Barlow. On this episode of the podcast, Stephen discusses his concept for this updated production and why he considers Mozart to be the “Shakespeare of opera.” He also tells us how he was inspired to work in theater – has to do with puppet shows and old theater programs,  why he ended up in England, and his impressions of Central City.

Listen to the episode by clicking the PLAY button on the media player below, or subscribe to the podcast via iTunesStitcher, or SoundCloud.

Questions? See our post on how to download a podcast. Find a directory of all the Season 2 podcast episodes here.

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 centralcityopera.org/insider or pick up a copy at our Gift Shop in Central City. Available in early July 2017.
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