Interviews

  • Javier Camanera

    Sitting Down with tenor Javier Camarena

    Tenor Javier Camarena is appearing in Georges Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers at the Los Angeles Opera from October 7 to October 28. Camarena sings the tenor role of Nadir, Nino Machaidze sings Leila, Alfredo Daza is Zurga, and Nicholas Brownlee is Nourabad. Plácido Domingo and …

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    Sitting Down with Greer Grimsley & Luretta Bybee

    San Diego opera opens its 2017/2018 season on Saturday October 14th with Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera, or operetta, Pirates of Penzance. Bass-Baritone Greer Grimsley will be the Pirate King and Mezzo-Soprano Luretta Bybee will be Ruth, a pirate maid. Grimsley and Bybee are real-life …

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  • David Bennett

    Sitting down with San Diego Opera’s David Bennett

    In early 2014, San Diego Opera surprised everyone with an announcement that the company was closing at the end of that season. In the past, the opera had featured stars like Joan Sutherland

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    Sitting down with tenor Joseph Calleja

    On a cold November evening in Amsterdam, I stand at the door of Calleja’s apartment and discover the doorbell is broken. I give Calleja a short call explaining I’m at the door, to which he decides to throw me the key through the window. To my own amazement, I manage to catch it. I open the door.

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  • Sitting down with tenor Joseph Calleja
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