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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 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

Season 2, Episode 14: Kate Lindsey

7/30/2021
Join us as we head to Hastings, UK to talk with the extraordinary mezzo-soprano, Kate Lindsey, about her new album Tiranno, life and work during the pandemic, and learning how to not sweat the small stuff. http://katelindsey.com/ https://www.screamingdivas.com/

Duration:01:19:14

Season 2, Episode 13: Nicola Luisotti

7/23/2021
Join us as we head to Madrid, Spain to talk with the Principal Guest Conductor of Madrid’s Teatro Real, Nicola Luisotti, about opera with a live audience, the search for the next new operas, and being a singer's conductor. https://www.nicolaluisotti.com/ https://www.screamingdivas.com/

Duration:00:59:44

Season 2 Episode 12: Jessica Pratt

7/16/2021
Join us as we head to Australia to talk with the gorgeously talented soprano, Jessica Pratt, about how her career started, her journey, studies, and life in Italy, and how she has weathered this last year of the pandemic with olive oil making, animals, and love. http://en.jessicapratt.com/ www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:00:58:04

Season 2, Episode 11: Renée Fleming

7/9/2021
Join us as we head to Washington, D.C., to talk with the great American Soprano and Diva, Renée Fleming, about life this past year, her amazing career, and some just good ole fun girl talk. https://reneefleming.com/home/ https://www.screamingdivas.com/

Duration:01:05:26

Season 2, Episode 10: Michael Fabiano

6/25/2021
Join us as we head to Paris, France to talk with the extraordinary tenor, Michael Fabiano, about how he coped this last year during the pandemic, his entrepreneurial endeavors, and his hope for the future of the arts. https://michaelfabianotenor.com/ https://www.yourresonance.com/ https://artsmart.org/ https://www.screamingdivas.com/

Duration:01:07:53

Season 2, Episode 9 Hera Hyesang Park

6/18/2021
Join us as we head to the UK to talk with the incredibly talented soprano, Hera Park, about how her career began, the journey and lessons she learned along the way, and the message she shares with the world that all of us are enough just as we are. https://herahyesangpark.com/ https://screamingdivas.com/

Duration:00:59:06

Season 2, Episode 8: Lise Davidsen

6/11/2021
Join us as we head to Norway to speak to the "one in a million voice", soprano Lise Davidsen, about building a career, her stellar rise to fame and how she stays grounded. https://www.lisedavidsen.com/ https://www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:01:02:50

Season 2, Episode 7: Matthew Polenzani

6/4/2021
Join us as we head to Pelham, NY to chat with the extraordinary tenor, Matthew Polenzani, about singing through the pandemic, why Mozart is so important for any singer and why being a father is so special to him and the MOST important piece of his life. https://matthewpolenzani.com/

Duration:00:57:59

Season 2, Episode 6: Matthew Epstein

5/21/2021
Join us as we head to NYC to talk with the guru of Impresarios, Matthew Epstein, about the future of the arts, the importance of LIVE music, and his love and passion for the business and people of Opera. www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:01:21:57

Season 2, Episode 5: Anthony Tommasini - NYT Chief Classical Music Critic

5/14/2021
Join us as we head to NYC to talk with the Chief Classical Music Critic of the New York Times, Anthony Tommasini, about his 20 year career with the Times, the joy of making music, but more importantly, how the pandemic has made us appreciate even more the experience of listening to live music. https://www.nytimes.com/by/anthony-tommasini www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:01:12:27

Season 2, Episode 4: Jordana Levine - Holistic Nutritionist

5/7/2021
Join us as we head to Toronto, CA to talk with Holistic Nutritionist, Jordana Levine of Jo Levine Nutrition, about how to nourish from the inside and reboot our health after the stress and anxiety filled year we all have just lived through. https://jolevinenutrition.com/ https://www.facebook.com/jolevinenutrition https://www.instagram.com/jolevinenutrition/ www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:01:02:59

Season 2, Episode 3 Michael Heaston - Artistic Administrator at The Metropolitan Opera

4/30/2021
Join us as we head to Des Moines, Iowa as we talk with the new Artistic Administrator of The Metropolitan Opera, Michael Heaston, about his path that led to this amazing position, his hope for the future of our art form, and the positivity he brings to everything. https://www.metopera.org/ www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:01:23:56

Season 2, Episode 2: Tamara Wilson

4/23/2021
Join us as we head to Houston, Texas to talk with the gorgeously talented soprano, Tamara Wilson, about reaching super stardom, how she has stayed sane during the pandemic, and how she is able to sing whatever she wants to healthily. https://www.tamarawilsonsoprano.com www.screamingdivas.com

Duration:01:21:12