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.

Tonight… We go ‘Inside the Huddle’ with soprano Elena Villalón who placed first in the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions Central region last weekend. She’ll tells us how it all went down in XXX last weekend…

And then… In ‘Hometown Team’... Last Friday Chicago Opera Theater announced that General Director Doug Clayton was stepping down from his leadership position with the company. We throw around some ideas on what’s behind this move...

Plus… We ‘Crunch the Numbers’... Recent stats from the British Phonographic Institute reveal a rise in streams of classical tracks that is outpacing the rest of the sector. We ask what the industry needs to do next to further its digital future...

But wait, there’s more... In the ‘Two Minute Drill’… you get our hot takes on everything you need to know from the past week in OperaLand...

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