CBS Radio coverage of Opera Philadelphia's partnership with the Apollo Theater
In this edition of In Tune with Opera Philadelphia, host Michael Bolton provides prepares listeners for the World Premiere of composer Daniel Schnyder and librettist Bridgette A. Wimberly’s CHARLIE PARKER'S YARDBIRD, a commission by Opera Philadelphia as part of its American Repertoire Program. The podcast includes a brief bio of the historic Charlie Parker, reviews the opera’s plot, and shares interviews about the creation of the piece with Daniel Schnyder and conversations with Lawrence Brownlee, Angela Brown, Tamara Mumford, and Will Liverman, about working together and discovering their characters.
Opera Philadelphia’s Michael Bolton hosts this podcast on the Opera’s upcoming production of Verdi’s masterpiece. In this edition, he discusses the creation of DON CARLO, the fascinating Spanish family dramatized in the opera,plot synopsis and musical highlights, plus a several insights into the opera with famed bass-baritone Eric Owens, who stars as King Philip II in the production.