An Opera Singer's Life

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Saturday, June 22, 2013

How does someone become an opera singer?  Mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves, a native of Washington, D.C., talks about her career as a performer with Naomi Lewin this week on Classics for Kids.

Music used within the program:

Christoph Willibald Gluck: Orfeo, "Che Faro"

Gospel music

Camille Saint-Saëns: Samson and Delilah

Giacomo Puccini: La Rondine

Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana, "Voi Lo Sapete"

Gaetano Donizetti: La Favorita, "O Mio Fernando"

Georges Bizet: Carmen, "Seguidilla"

Giuseppe Verdi: Aida, "Triumphal March"

 

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