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Acting for Singers: Creating Believable Singing Characters

January 24, 2016

This book is great at providing the tools needed to analyze a role, how to evaluate a script or libretto, and thoroughly develop a character by building on material in the score. The author works from the premise that an actors’ own feelings and natural physical instincts are the key to believability transforming a performer || Continue »

Aria Ready: The Business of Singing

January 24, 2016

This book is the necessary tool for every aspiring singer, as they begin their journey into the professional world of singing. It deals with very serious inner and outer issues in performance, preparation, knowing ones’ self, plus the every important step by step business aspects needed for creating a career.

The Toughest Show on Earth: My Rise and Reign at the Metropolitan Opera

January 21, 2016

After rising through the ranks at the Met, starting as an apprentice carpenter and ending as general manager, this man has seen it all. It’s a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at his 40+ year perspective on the Met’s inner workings at the time and a brilliant analysis of how he made it so successful.

Beautiful Voice: A Conversation with Renée Fleming

January 9, 2016

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