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Vladimir Chernov, Baritone

Julia inteviews renowned baritone Vladimir Chernov, who has graced the world’s leading stages, including La Scala, The Metropolitan Opera, Kirov Opera, Royal Opera House, and Vienna State Opera. This month, he appears in Los Angeles Opera’s world premiere of Il Postino, by Daniel Catán. In this interview, he discusses why


Nadine Sierra, Soprano

Julia interviews Nadine Sierra following her performance at the Loren L. Zachary competition in Los Angeles, where she took the first place prize. In this interview, Nadine discusses how she got started singing, what she finds most challenging about performing, and her favorite music. Earlier this year, Nadine Sierra was


Time for Three, String Trio

Jennifer interviewed and filmed performances by Time for Three, a string trio featuring Zach De Pue (violin), Nick Kendall (violin), and Ranaan Meyer (double bass). To date, the group has performed more than two hundred engagements as diverse as its music: from featured guest soloists with The Philadelphia Orchestra to


Simon Trpceski, Pianist

Julia interviews Macedonian pianist Simon Trpceski after his performance at Classical Underground. Simon Trpceski had just performed a series of concerts with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. In this interview, he discusses the Macedonian songs that he had performed that evening, his approach to creating energy onstage, and his love of singing