Reimagining Opera's Heroines for the Modern Age
Free • 1h 11m
A roundtable conversation with Dr. Naomi André, Aria Umezawa, and Karen Slack and moderated by Dr. Lily Kass. The conversation was recorded shortly before Opera Philadelphia's production of Rigoletto. Part of the free Reflection & Re-Vision series.
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