Singers Center Category: News

“Hook, Push, & Pray” by Nicholas Brownlee

Grant winner Nicholas Brownlee (’16 & ’17) has started a new podcast about “becoming, making a living, and ultimately thriving as an opera singer.” Stay tuned for weekly episodes with special guests that range from industry professionals to famous singers and even the bass-baritone’s colleagues.

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Joyce DiDonato on ALL ARTS

2002 Richard Tucker Award winner Joyce Didonato appears on ALL ARTS’ “The Set List” with her latest program, Songplay. This recital-meets-cabaret mixes opera, jazz, and tango to take audiences through a cross-genre musical experience.

Click here to watch online,

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As Seen On BuzzFeed: J’nai Bridges

Study & Career Grant winner J’nai Bridges chats with BuzzFeed about her journey from the basketball court to the opera stage.

For the full article, click here.

Photo by Steve J. Sherman

“Take 5” with Christian Van Horn

Click here to watch our 2018 Richard Tucker Award-winner answer questions from the editors of Opera News, discussing career advice and approaching new characters.

What would Deborah Voigt do?

1992 Richard Tucker Award-winner Deborah Voigt recently sat down with Classical Singer Magazine and shared some tips on teaching voice. It comes as no surprise that much of her wisdom is from her direct experiences as a world-class singer. This month, she graces the issue’s cover and headlines the Classical Singer Music Convention in Boston.

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20 Questions with 2018 Tucker Award-winner Christian Van Horn

Get to know bass-baritone Christian Van Horn!

What was your first encounter with opera?

My first encounter with opera was a “Live from Lincoln Center” telecast of La Bohème on PBS.  It was the pre-performance, backstage footage preceding the actual performance that really got me.

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Maestro Riccardo Frizza answers questions from aspiring singers

Experience our first ever “virtual masterclass,” where world-renowned artists answer questions from aspiring singers! Riccardo Frizza, Italian Maestro and conductor of the 2013 Richard Tucker Gala, answers questions submitted by young singers around the world. Check out the full video here, and stay tuned for future videos!

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