In this episode, we discuss getting an agent (for an opera singer) and winning a singing contest.
The Future of Opera | The Giulio Gari Foundation 2023 Winners Concert from New York, New York on Lester the Nightfly Radio.
Anna Kelly Mezzo-Soprano | Part One (S3 | E149). From Mary Poppins and Rogers and Hammerstein to Elise Witt.
Shannon Keegan is back with a deep dive into her career to date - and some Rückert Lieder to boot.
Shannon Keegan was one of the stars at Carnegie Hall Song Studio earlier this year. And she came out... singing!
Listen to this brief piece made for Opera Box Score recording just prior to the opera at The Met Opera on a spring Tuesday evening. In addition to a pronunciation lesson, we hear about the story and production from Donald Levine.
SongStudio. More great singing from Charlotte Wajnberg, Maire Therese Carmack, Shannon Keegan, Yuriy Hadzetskyy, and Vinicius Costa.
Carnegie Hall SongStudio | Part One (S3 | E113). Jamie Barton. Renee Fleming Hartmut Höll, Golda Schultz on Lester the Nightfly.
Operatic Soprano Tori Davis (S3 | E111). R&B and, yes, opera this week on Lester the Nightfly radio show. On PRX / Pacifica Radio.
Chris Oglesby Musicology (S2 | E101). Certainly one of the most musically intelligent guests we have ever had on this radio show.
An instant classic episode, we have probably the most diverse collection of music yet on the program. Chris Oglesby Music.
Chris brings us Tyler the Creator, Charles Gounod, Sufjan Stevens... We talk pop, rock and opera. Chris has a gorgeous voice. And we get to hear his Giulio Gari Foundation concert performance on this show.
You can Jonas' appreciation for the bass voice in this exclusive interview. This is Part Two of a Two-Part Series.
Idomeneo Act II. Little know? Well... how about this... lesser-known Mozart. He was 25 and this opera was a very big deal for Wolfy Amadeus.
We hear from the greats on this radio show. Jerome Hines. Samuel Ramey. Cesare Siepi. Jonas Jud Opera Bass on Lester the Nightfly.
Opera singer Rebecca Kidnie brings us music and chat about David Bowie, Richard Wagner, Jonas Kaufman and Bandits on the Run.
Rebecca Kidnie Opera Singer. Get to know the talented opera singer from Manhattan. We hear her music and she shares a fun playlist.
Celeste Morales, opera singer, shares other music that she loves with us. Plus an interview with Gloria Gari.
Celeste Morales is a highly decorated young opera soprano singer and recent winner of the Giulio Gari Vocal Competition.
Attending an opera premiere at the Metropolitan Opera is a big deal. And it can become epic. Listen to LTNF Live about the opera Akhnaten.
I spent some time with Gloria Gari, Donald Levine, and Mary Pinto last week to learn about The Giulio Gari Foundation Vocal Competition.
Considered one of the greatest operas ever written, it is a cornerstone of the repertoire. Lester the Nightfly.
The Met closed last Winter and has been dark since. At the time of this writing it is looking really good for a return in September 2021. That's the plan.