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 →

Remarkable beauty

“Remarkable beauty” is an important phrase in the libretto of A Coffin in Egypt, and it’s what comes to my mind when I think of that opera’s star, the woman with whom I’m privileged to make music this week, Frederica von Stade. Remarkable and beautiful, inside and out, full stop. We have … Continue Reading →