My kind of town

I am absolutely thrilled to be in the middle of my first week as a visiting coach at Chicago Lyric Opera’s Ryan Center! The group of artists here share talent, commitment, and drive, and it’s a pleasure to work with them. It’s also so pleasing to see the program flourishing … Continue Reading →

Slow Listening Saturdays: Bon Voyage

For today’s slow listening I picked a favorite piece of mine (pro tip: I will always pick my favorite pieces), the beautiful trio “Soave sia il vento” from Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte.  This recording is live and sublime, three dear friends on stage, one on the podium, and many in the orchestra making sweet music … Continue Reading →

Opera News!

It’s out! There is a feature article on me in the June issue of Opera News. I’d like to thank Adam Goldmann for doing such a great job and making the interview the easiest and most enjoyable one I’ve ever had. The online version isn’t up yet, but you better believe I’ll … Continue Reading →

Slow Listening Saturdays

My summer officially begins today, having wrapped up the UT Austin year last night at a fourth beautiful performance of La bohème. I am so proud of the work, commitment, and progress of our students, and will miss them until we are reunited in late August! But lots of work lies … Continue Reading →