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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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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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“Emperor” – Beethoven’s Last Piano Concerto

Ludwig van Beethoven’s (1770-1827) Piano Concerto no. 5 in E-flat major, op. 73, “Emperor” begins and ends much like Beethoven lived his life—brilliant, passionate, with a grand entrance and thrilling exit. In 1809, Beethoven was ready to leave Vienna, but … Continue reading

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