Keri Alkema

Christina Scheppelmann, General Director of Seattle Opera

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.

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Season 2, Episode 19: Craig Colclough

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.

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Season 2, Episode 18: Elza Van Den Heever

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.

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Season 2, Episode 17: Ben Heppner

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.

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

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…

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Season 2, Episode 15: Patricia Racette & Beth Clayton

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.

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Season 2, Episode 14: Kate Lindsey

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.

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Season 2, Episode 13: Nicola Luisotti

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.

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Season 2, Episode 12: Jessica Pratt

Join us as we head to Australia to talk with the gorgeously talented soprano, Jessica Pratt, about how her career started, her journey, studies, life in Italy, and how she has weathered this last year of the pandemic with olive oil making, animals, and love.

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Season 2, Episode 11: Renée Fleming

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.

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