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Vladimir Stoyanov

Bulgarian baritone Vladimir Stoyanov on opera, an “expression of the human condition”

I am thrilled that Bulgarian baritone Vladimir Stoyanov was able to take the time to answer a few of my questions about growing up in Bulgaria, performing at Covent Garden, … Continue readingBulgarian baritone Vladimir Stoyanov on opera, an “expression of the human condition”

Gerardo de la Torre

“I do opera because my heart demands nourishment,” says Baritone Gerardo de la Torre, recent first prize winner of Verismo Opera’s 30th Annual International Vocal Competition

Mexican baritone Gerardo de la Torre is one of opera’s exciting young up-and-comers. He recently tied for first prize at the prestigious Verismo Opera’s Annual International Vocal Competition. I am … Continue reading“I do opera because my heart demands nourishment,” says Baritone Gerardo de la Torre, recent first prize winner of Verismo Opera’s 30th Annual International Vocal Competition

Lucas Meachem

“It’s an astounding feeling to become so close and intimate with a character like that,” says Baritone Lucas Meachem

Audiences can soon hear opera superstar and karaoke master Lucas Meachem singing on stage at Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in Minnesota Opera’s upcoming production of Massenet’s Thaïs. I … Continue reading“It’s an astounding feeling to become so close and intimate with a character like that,” says Baritone Lucas Meachem

Jacques Imbrailo

“Few things move us as music does, and to be part of that is a gift,” says Jacques Imbrailo, Minnesota Opera’s next Count Almaviva

Baritone Jacques Imbrailo will soon be playing Count Almaviva in Minnesota Opera’s production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro). Imbrailo, a renowned interpreter of Benjamin Britten’s … Continue reading“Few things move us as music does, and to be part of that is a gift,” says Jacques Imbrailo, Minnesota Opera’s next Count Almaviva

Craig Colclough

“Music has the power to communicate far more complex thoughts,” says Bass-Baritone Craig Colclough

Minnesota audiences get to see Craig Colclough again this season – in only a few days! This time it’s in an opera you’re probably familiar with: Donizetti’s perennial favorite Don … Continue reading“Music has the power to communicate far more complex thoughts,” says Bass-Baritone Craig Colclough