Opera Chats listed from most recent
Welcome to our Virtual Porch Opera Chats! Whether you are viewing this video content for the first time, or you have been directed here by listening to our new Opera Chats Podcast, we are excited to share these conversations with you.
2022 Virtual Porch Opera Chats
Opera Chat: Featuring Brandon Cedel
Join General and Artistic Director Steven Osgood and bass-baritone Brandon Cedel (Chautauqua Opera Conservatory Artist ’07, ’08, ’09 & ’12, formerly known as the School of Music Voice Program), as they discuss his summers at Chautauqua, their influence on his career, and his recent Starring turn as Figaro in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro with Opera Philadelphia.
Opera Chat: Featuring Tesia Kwarteng- Artist Spotlight
Join General and Artistic Director, Steven Osgood and Featured Artist, Tesia Kwarteng, as they discuss her career in New York City and the premiere of Ricky Ian Gordan’s Intimate Apparel at Lincoln Center Theater.
2021 Virtual Porch Opera Chats- Live at the MET Series
Opera Chat: Metropolitan Opera’s Eurydice with Conductor, Daniela Candillari, and Orpheus, Joshua Hopkins
Join General and Artistic Director, Steven Osgood and Daniela Candillari, Chautauqua Opera Company’s 2017 Assistant Conductor as they discuss Metropolitan Opera’s Eurydice. Candillari makes her Metropolitan Opera debut in the 2021-2022 season conducting Aucoin’s Eurydice.
Opera Chat: Reflection on Kasi Lemmons’ Fire Shut Up in My Bones
Opera Chat: Reflection on Kasi Lemmons’ Fire Shut Up in My Bones Join fellow Chautauqua Opera Guild members and opera fans across the country for a deeper look into Fire Shut Up In My Bones. Moderated by Chautauqua Opera General and Artistic Director Steven Osgood, the conversation will feature a special guest from the SUNY Fredonia School of Music Dr. Robert Strauss, Producer of the Hillman Opera and Chauncey Packer, a 2021 Chautauqua Opera Guest Artist and Fire Shut Up In My Bones cast member.
2021 Virtual Porch Opera Chats- Perparing for the 2021 Summer Season
Opera Chat: “Scalia/Ginsburg” with Cara Consilvio & Derrick Wang
Opera Chat: A 60-minute conversation between Steven Osgood and Guest Director Cara Consalvo about this year’s mainstage performance “Scalia/Ginsberg.” The exchange included insights on the process of building the production for the summer assembly during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Opera/Theater Chat: Efren Delgadillo Jr, Designing for Multiple Companies on One Stage
The 2021 summer season looked a bit different than seasons past for our opera and the theater companies. Main stage performances were held at a new open-air venue, the Performance Pavilion on Pratt. Join General and Artistic Director of the Chautauqua Opera Company, Steven Osgood, and Artistic Director of the Chautauqua Theater Company, Andrew Borba, as they discuss the inspiration behind Efren Delgadillo Jr.’s set designs for the season.
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