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Two best friends and Opera Divas (Sondra Radvanovsky and Keri Alkema) having a chat while being side lined from singing on stage due to the pandemic. Join us while we laugh, cry, and drink lots of Gin during this difficult time.

Two best friends and Opera Divas (Sondra Radvanovsky and Keri Alkema) having a chat while being side lined from singing on stage due to the pandemic. Join us while we laugh, cry, and drink lots of Gin during this difficult time.

Location:

United States

Description:

Two best friends and Opera Divas (Sondra Radvanovsky and Keri Alkema) having a chat while being side lined from singing on stage due to the pandemic. Join us while we laugh, cry, and drink lots of Gin during this difficult time.

Language:

English


Episodes

Season 3, Episode 8: Brian Jagde

2/25/2022
Join us as we head to Vienna to talk with the fabulous wonderfully gifted tenor Brian Jagde, about the latest restrictions to work overseas, the new roles and adventures that are planned in the future, and all about life in general as an international opera singer. https://brianjagde.com/ www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:01:12:46

Season 3, Episode 7: Michael Chioldi

2/18/2022
Join us as we head to NYC to talk with the generous, big hearted, and immensely talented American Baritone, Michael Chioldi, about his breakout performance of Rigoletto at the Metropolitan Opera, his 30 year career and what he has learned along the way. https://www.michaelchioldi.com/ www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:00:57:19

Season 3, Episode 6: Kathryn Lewek

2/11/2022
Join us as we head to Connecticut, to talk with the reigning Queen of the Night, the gorgeously talented, Kathryn Lewek, about all those record breaking Queens, her career path for the future, and how she balances it all with her focus on what's most important. https://kathrynlewek.com/ www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:01:09:28

Season 3, Episode 5: Alexander Neef -General Director of Paris Opera

2/4/2022
Join us as we head to Paris, France to talk with the General Director of the Paris Opera, Alexander Neef, who was our very first guest (but at a different opera house), about making career changes DURING the pandemic, what measures were taken to keep his opera house open during the height of the pandemic, streaming platforms and cultivating new, young talent for the future. https://www.operadeparis.fr/en/lopera-de-paris/alexander-neef www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:00:58:06

Season 3, Episode 4: Anthony Roth Costanzo

1/28/2022
Join us as we head to NYC to talk with the amazingly multi-talented and inspirational countertenor, Anthony Roth Costanzo, about life lessons, finding your inspiration as well as your authentic self and how he learns new roles and music…oh, and how to own being naked on...

Duration:01:05:21

Season 3, Episode 3: Rachel Willis-Sørensen

1/21/2022
Join us as we head to Paris, France to talk with the super fun, down to earth, gorgeously talented soprano, Rachel Willis-Sørensen about her career, the gift of speaking up for oneself, and her advice for the generations to come. https://rachelwillissorensen.com/ https://www.instagram.com/rachelwillissorensen/?hl=en www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:01:05:31

Season 3, Episode 2: Stephanie Blythe

1/14/2022
Join us as we head to Upstate New York to talk with legendary mezzo-soprano, Stephanie Blythe, about gender-bending operatic roles, her career path thus far as well as some amazing advice for up-and-coming young singers….don’t miss this one! http://www.stephanieblythemezzo.com/ https://twitter.com/BlytheMezzo?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:01:23:42

Season 3, Episode 1: Nadine Sierra

1/7/2022
Join us as we head to NYC to talk with the supremely talented operatic soprano, Nadine Sierra, about how the pandemic gave her a new vision for her life, her concert tours and friendship with Andrea Bocelli, and her hope for the future. https://www.instagram.com/nadine.sierra/?hl=en www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:01:14:38

Season 2, Episode 26: Gregory Kunde

12/17/2021
Join us as we head to Piacenza, Italy to talk with the American operatic tenor extraordinaire, Gregory Kunde, about his 42 year career, the choices he made, and about how it's our job to give back to the generations behind us. https://gregorykunde.com/ www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:00:55:27

Season 2, Episode 25: Denyce Graves

12/10/2021
Join us as we head to Washington, D.C. to talk with operatic royalty, mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves, about how her whole career and life has led her to the doorstep and purpose of her Foundation. Walking in the footsteps of Mary Caldwell Dawson, the Denyce Graves Foundation will bring lasting change to not only Pittsburgh, but to communities all across the United States as well as the World. www.thedenycegravesfoundation.org www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:01:19:12

Season 2, Episode 24: Javier Camarena

12/3/2021
Join as we go backstage in Bergamo, Italy to talk with the Superstar tenor and King of the High C's, Javier Camarena, about singing during the pandemic, what it feels like when a BIS happens, and how all singers are more than just what is in our throats. www.javiercamarena.com www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:01:01:29

Season 2, Episode 23: Will Liverman

11/19/2021
Join us as we head to Chicago, IL to talk with the next great American Lyric Baritone, Will Liverman, about his superstar making role in FIRE SHUT UP IN MY BONES, which opened the Metropolitan Opera season, his new opera which he composed, THE FACTOTUM, and the release of his new cd, DREAMS OF A NEW DAY. http://www.willliverman.com/ To Purchase his new cd: https://www.amazon.com/Dreams-New-Day-Songs-Composers/dp/B08R3M8Z98 To watch the creating of THE...

Duration:00:59:01

Season 2, Episode 22: Latonia Moore

11/12/2021
Join us as we head to New York City to talk with the gorgeous voiced, Grammy award winner, operatic soprano, Latonia Moore, about her career journey, her family, and her life changing experience with the Metropolitan Opera's season opener, “Fire Shut Up In My Bones". https://www.latoniamooresoprano.com/ www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:01:02:00

Season 2, Episode 21: Ailyn Pérez

10/22/2021
Join us as we head to Florence, Italy to talk with the gorgeously talented and huge hearted soprano, Ailyn Pérez, about her departure into new and exciting repertoire, her journey through the pandemic, social media, and always finding the sunshine. https://ailynperez.com/ www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:01:15:03

Season 2, Episode 20: Christina Scheppelmann, General Director of Seattle Opera

10/15/2021
Join us as we head to Seattle, Washington, to talk with the General Director of Seattle Opera, Christina Scheppelmann, about her incredible career, how Seattle Opera was able to produce content during covid, and the path forward in the music business. www.seattleopera.org www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:01:07:45

Season 2, Episode 19: Craig Colclough

10/8/2021
Join us as we head to Chicago, IL, to talk with the gorgeous voiced American Bass Baritone, Craig Colclough, about his glorious last minute debut with Chicago Lyric Opera as Macbeth, his career path, how the pandemic affected his life , singing in masks, and finding our way forward. http://www.craigcolclough.com/ www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:01:19:52

Season 2, Episode 18: Elza Van Den Heever

10/1/2021
Join us as we head to France to talk with our dear friend , the incredibly talented South African soprano, Elza Van Den Heever, about her journey through the pandemic, the joy and new found talent she found in baking, her career, and the beauty of vulnerability. https://elzavandenheever.com www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:01:12:45

Season 2, Episode 17: Ben Heppner

8/27/2021
Join us as we head to Canada to talk with an operatic legend, Ben Heppner about life at home during the pandemic, the best advice he received during his incredible career, the choice he made to retire from it all, and the motorcycle rides that bring clarity and serenity. https://www.cbc.ca/mediacentre/bio/ben-heppner www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:01:29:37

Season 2, Episode 16: Thomas Williams of Stray from the Path & Trade Wind

8/13/2021
Join us as we head to Franklin, TN to talk with the insanely talented, self taught guitarist of the bands Stray from the Path and Trade Wind, Thomas Williams, about how the pandemic affected not only his performance career, but his other businesses being a co-founder of Other People Records and a band manager with Tandem Management Company. As far apart as the genres of heavy metal and opera are, the way that the pandemic has decimated the music industry is experienced and felt by all of us....

Duration:01:23:33

Season 2, Episode 15: Patricia Racette & Beth Clayton

8/6/2021
Join us as we head to Santa Fe, NM to talk with two incredibly talented people, Patricia Racette and Beth Clayton, about career paths, the future of opera, being a singing actress, mental health and the silver lining during the pandemic of being home with chainsaws. https://patriciaracette.com/ https://bethclayton.com/ https://www.operaamerica.org/industry-resources/2021/202106/taking-care-mental-health-care-for-creators-and-artists/ www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:01:26:44