Wolf Trap Opera

The Future of Opera

November 8, 2011
by Kim
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Detritus from the Trail

A random collection of things we’ve accumulated along the audition trail… No, the Winter Mustn’t Come So Soon Ladies, there are alternatives to the Mezzo National Anthem. Recently heard to good advantage: “I Am an Actress” (Nina’s Aria) from Pasatieri’s … Continue reading

November 8, 2011
by Kim
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On the Road Again

After a week off from opera duty (and yes, my daughter’s wedding was a.ma.zing…), we’re back on the road again today, in beautifully sunny Cincinnati. Our Ohio stop always brings us music from an array of wonderful midwestern music schools … Continue reading

November 2, 2011
by Kim
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Never Sure

Rahree and I have an annual audition tour magazine addiction. Neither of us tends to read magazines for fun (you can’t count Opera News, really…) the rest of the year. But in October/November, our carry-on luggage bulges with things like Vogue, … Continue reading

October 23, 2011
by Kim
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Play Nice

It’s been said before, here and elsewhere, and it’s worth saying again: Who you are in the room outside the audition is important, too. Not that there’s an epidemic or anything – thankfully the folks who run afoul of this … Continue reading