Category Archives: Opera

Interview: Soprano Jessica Rivera

Soprano Jessica Rivera’s voice does not just produce the kind of lyricism that trickles through your inner being and leads you to a place of mesmerizing tranquility. It is more. It is thrilling, captivating with a poetic appeal. It is … Continue reading

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Music of Puccini’s La Bohème an Everlasting Favorite

Giacomo Puccini’s (1858-1924) opera La Bohème is a favorite in the Italian opera repertoire. Is it the music, the story, the costumes that draw large crowds to each production? Whatever the attraction, a piece of it will remain with you … Continue reading

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Interview – Mezzo-Soprano Kelley O’Connor

Mezzo-Soprano Kelley O’Connor has the dramatic, sonorous voice one would expect of a mezzo, but hers commands attention. She has a certain pull, as though you can’t help but wonder from where this unique flower appeared in a garden full … Continue reading

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