Opera Box Score

America's Talk Radio Show About Opera. Period. Mondays at 9 pm (CT). Live on WNUR 89.3 FM Chicago and WNUR.ORG/POPUP.

Alright… tonight… We go ‘Inside the Huddle’ with soprano Rachel Willis-Sørensen live via phone. A winner of the Operalia Competition, the Belvedere Singing Competition, and the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Rachel has been an ensemble member at the Semperoper in Dresden, and sang at the Glyndebourne Festival last spring. Tonight we start by talking to her about how opera became the medium in which she found her voice

And then, in ‘Chalk Talk’... Conductor Sir Simon Rattle’s recent article for the BBC website outlined seven essential pieces of advice for young musicians. Find out how many of those we’ve followed over the years…

Plus, in the ‘Two Minute Drill’… We break down the beginning of the Yannick Nézet-Séguin era at the Met, and give you our hot takes on everything else you need to know from the past week in OperaLand...


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