Archive | William’s Conversations


Taking on Opera’s Great Soprano Roles: A Conversation with Leah Crocetto

The following conversation follows up on a previous interview [see: Rising Stars: An interview with Leah Crocetto.]   [Soprano Leah Crocetto; edited image of a Fay Fox photograph, courtesy of Leah Crocetto.] Wm: Since we last talked, you’ve had some career milestones, including your role debut as Aida in a new production of Verdi’s “Aida” and […]

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Return to L. A. – A Conversation with Basso Morris Robinson

The following conversation took place under the auspices of the Los Angeles Opera, whose facilitation of the conversation is deeply appreciated:   [Below: Basso Morris Robinson; edited image of a publicity photograph from] Wm: You’ve returned to the Los Angeles Opera to perform the role of Zaccaria in Verdi’s “Nabucco” under the baton of Maestro James […]

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A Conversation with Raymond Aceto – San Francisco Opera’s Timur in “Turandot”

The following conversation with basso Raymond Aceto is in conjunction with the San Francisco Opera’s revival of the David Hockney production of Puccini’s “Turandot”.    [Below: Basso Raymond Aceto; edited image of a publicity photograph, courtesy of Raymond Aceto.] Wm: This fall’s performances of Timur in Puccini’s ‘Turandot” represent the 20th anniversary of your San Francisco […]

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