Podcasts

Soprano Kelly Kaduce in Silent Night

Soprano Kelly Kaduce returns to Philadelphia as Anna Sorenson, the Danish soprano who will stop at nothing to ensure the safety of her beloved Nikolaus Sprink. No stranger to contemporary works and new operas, Ms. Kaduce talks about Anna’s strength of character as well as the glories of Kevin Puts’ lush and tuneful score. The Opera’s Michael Bolton hosts.

Tenor Bill Burden on Silent Night

For this edition of In Tune, host Michael Bolton speaks to tenor William Burden, who stars in Silent Night as Nikolaus Sprink, an operatic tenor turned soldier inspires a moment of peace through the sound of his voice and the power of music. Mr. Burden talks about the thrill of creating a new opera and losing himself in his characterizations.

Silent Night: East Coast Premiere

For those attending the East Coast premiere of Silent Night during its February 8-17th performances at the Academy of Music, In Tune host Michael Bolton reviews the major characters who make up the French, German and Scottish contingents in the opera and outlines the opera’s plot in a synopsis.

Silent Night

For this edition of In Tune, co-hosts Michael Bolton and Maren Montalbano interview one of Philadelphia’s favorite baritones, Troy Cook, who stars in the February production of Kevin Puts and Mark Campbell’s Pulitzer Prize winning opera, Silent Night. Mr. Cook talks about his role in the opera as Father Palmer, a role he created at the world premiere of the opera and reprises in Philadelphia, and this fascinating and beautiful new work.