This Artistic Life

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

36 episodes of This Artistic Life since the first episode, which aired on September 28th, 2018.

  • Episode 20: Susanna Phillips

    May 28th, 2019  |  44 mins 3 secs

    Susanna Phillips gets together to discuss role prep, loving the process, retiring a role, and the joys of singing!

  • Episode 19: Peter Szep: NY Opera Alliance / NY OperaFest

    May 12th, 2019  |  56 mins 45 secs

    Peter Szep comes on to talk about what's happening in the NYC opera scene, chat about new works and premiers during NY OperaFest 2019, and the great collaboration of opera.

  • Episode 18: Lila Palmer, Librettist

    April 29th, 2019  |  1 hr 19 mins

    Lila Palmer, librettist, comes on to discuss the side of the industry many people take for granted: the text. From creating new works, to collaborative efforts, to crafting a story, Lila brings a unique perspective to the world of opera.

  • Episode 17: Timothy Myers, Conductor

    April 15th, 2019  |  1 hr 3 mins

    Conductor Timothy Myers (Santa Fe, HGO, Washington National Opera, MNOp, et al.) sits down to discuss working on world premiers, the collaborative effort of opera, and taking the road less traveled to a career. Recorded at Minnesota Opera, one day before the world premier of The Fix.

  • Episode 16: Allen Perriello

    April 2nd, 2019  |  42 mins 29 secs

    Allen Perriello, Head of Music for MNOpera and the Glimmerglass Young Artist Program, hangs out for a great conversation during the world premier week of The Fix in Minneapolis. We talk audition "strategy," modern music, and a bit about the world of collaborative piano.

  • Episode 15: Episode 1010: Samantha Hankey

    March 25th, 2019  |  39 mins 1 sec

    Get to know one of the Met's up and coming mezzos, on stage for 6 roles this 2018-2019 season: Samantha Hankey. We talk about juggling multi-role prep, her musical background, and collaborating on new music.

  • Episode 14: Sam Snook: IMG Artists

    February 18th, 2019  |  1 hr 12 mins

    Sam Snook, VP or Artist Management at IMG Artists chats about what a modern manager does, where he discovers his artists (or how best to approach managers you're interested in), and general industry wisdom. Hear it directly from the man who reps Susan Graham, Ben Bliss, Angela Meade and more.

  • Episode 13: Lucas Meachem

    February 5th, 2019  |  46 mins 39 secs

    From singing with your own voice to his blog and social media engagement, baritone Lucas Meachem covers the ins and outs of being a modern singer.

  • Episode 12: Ben Bliss

    January 20th, 2019  |  51 mins 3 secs

    Ben Bliss chats about his transition from Hollywood production to the Met stage, about tenacity, and the importance of knowing when to pivot.

  • Episode 11: The Chautauqua Opera Company

    January 7th, 2019  |  1 hr 12 mins

    Steven Osgood, Michael Berg, and Sara Noble from The Chautauqua Opera Company join the podcast to discuss the ins and outs of their company and the Young Artist program.

  • Episode 10: Dísella Lárusdóttir

    December 11th, 2018  |  1 hr 4 mins

    Dísella hangs out and talks about Iceland, the opera-industry equation myth, Marnie, and balancing the life of an artist and being a mom.

  • Episode 9: SMSB: Why Follower Engagement is Important

    December 3rd, 2018  |  2 mins 55 secs

    Engaging with your followers on social media is extremely important: here's why.

  • Episode 8: Clint Borzoni & John de los Santos

    November 12th, 2018  |  1 hr 17 mins

    Composer/Librettist/Director team of Clint Borzoni and John de los Santos talk through their newest collaboration, commissioned by Arizona Opera: The Copper Queen.

  • Episode 7: SMSB: How To - Twitter

    November 12th, 2018  |  5 mins 55 secs

    Twitter for Singers

  • Episode 6: Christopher Maltman

    October 29th, 2018  |  1 hr 36 mins

    Christopher Maltman, baritone, talks about his history in the business and what led to a successfully busy career. From Marnie to motorcycles, he shares his bits of wisdom.

  • Episode 5: SMSB: Professional vs. Personal Accounts

    October 22nd, 2018  |  3 mins 8 secs

    Should you separate your personal and professional accounts on social media?