Showing posts from October, 2014

Podcast - Is Composer John Adams A Mininalist?

Composer John Adams is universally acknowledged as one of the great opera composers of our time. We're tremendously excited to be producing his work Nixon In China (1987) in our Fiftieth Anniversary Season in March, 2015. Let's take a look and a listen to his musical style: is he a minimalist in the tradition of composers like Philip Glass and Steve Reich? Nicolas Reveles asks the questions, and perhaps has a few answers for you!

Podcast - The Ladies of the 2015 Season

The 2015 Season is a great opera season for strong female roles. Donna Anna in Don Giovanni , Musetta in La boheme , and Madame Mao in Nixon in China all fit that description: strong characters, bold music! Dr. Nic spends a little time with these three women in today's podcast.