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"
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"