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The South Figaro Podcast features some of the most passionate fans from the Penny Arcade community gathering together to discuss the past, present, and future of the Final Fantasy series in addition to other similarly-themed games and topics. Listen in as we share fond memories and lingering criticisms of classic Final Fantasy games while also looking toward the future of the long-running RPG series. Occasional discussions including anime and movies may also follow.
 
DAVID SERERO Singer Baritone, Actor, Producer and Recording Artist Actor and baritone, David Serero, has received international recognition and critical acclaim from all over the world. At 37 years old, he has already performed more than 2,000 concerts and performances throughout the world, played in over 100 films and TV series, and recorded more than 20 albums. He entered the prestigious WHO'S WHO AMERICA for demonstrating outstanding achievements in the entertainment world and for the bet ...
 
An exciting new podcast by Marc Eliot Stein of Literary Kicks. Why is opera relevant today? This sometimes-lost art form hides a fascinating, vibrant world. In our first episode, we discuss whether Verdi's Otello is better than Shakespeare's Othello, whether Othello had PTSD, and what it means that Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro is an Italian opera by a German Austrian and a Venetian Jew based on a French play that takes place in Spain. Welcome to the first episode of Lost Music: Exploring Lite ...
 
This podcast will analyse every single episode of Mad Men, from pilot to finale. The aim of this podcast, unlike other TV podcasts, is to discuss the show holistically, i.e. with reference to any and all seasons of the show. This is only possible now that the entire show has been aired and we have the full story to pull from. Official launch date is 18th August, after which you can expect a new episode every Sunday! revisitingmadmen@gmail.com
 
Aria Code is a podcast that pulls back the curtain on some of the most famous arias in opera history, with insight from the biggest voices of our time, including Roberto Alagna, Diana Damrau, Sondra Radvanovsky, and many others. Hosted by Grammy Award-winner and MacArthur “Genius” Fellow Rhiannon Giddens, Aria Code is produced in partnership with The Metropolitan Opera. Each episode dives into one aria — a feature for a single singer — and explores how and why these brief musical moments hav ...
 
Welcome to the Soundcloud page for conductor Robin Browning. Passionate, versatile and charismatic - conductor Robin Browning is impressing audiences, orchestras and critics in the UK and abroad. Robin's expanding performance-diary and discography show his increasing popularity, both in the concert hall and recording studio.
 
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Been a while since Shadowfire and Uzuki joined in, so we've got a real SUGOI DEKAI episode today. The three of us talk about the PS5 event, the launch games, Final Fantasy XVI, Avengers, and my newest shame: Vtubers. If you manage to listen through all that, there's another segment where Beeb and I talk some more PS5 stuff in addition to the latest…
 
Dr. Muriel McClendon, Associate Professor for History at UCLA, joins Jeremy Frank, LA Opera's Associate Chorus Master, as the two dive into the historic fictions of opera, what they get right and wrong. More importantly they dig into what the opera reveals about the time in which it was created and how it relates to today. This podcast series launc…
 
You'd think there would be more free time during this stay-at-home lifestyle, but it took a bit of time before one of my regulars became available. Beeb and I try to catch up to current events with a healthy dose of discussions involving comic properties, comic silliness, corporate toxicity, next-gen speculation (well, more like frustration), polit…
 
What happens when you put three passionate, articulate teenage opera lovers in a Zoom room together - and can La Traviata stand up to it? Listen and find out as LA Opera youth leaders and super-fans Maurissa Dawson, Christopher Gutierrez, and Clemence Yi share insights for the novice and aficionado alike, discussing which operas are the best "start…
 
This conversation was recorded in front of a live audience following the February 8, 2020 performance of Eurydice, by Matthew Aucoin and Sarah Ruhl, and was part of the County-wide Eurydice Found festival. It features singers Danielle de Niese, Raehann Bryce-Davis and producer Beth Morrison being interviewed by musicologist Dr. Kristi Brown-Montesa…
 
In this podcast, LA Opera's Sebastian Paul & Marybelle Musco President & CEO Christopher Koelsch speaks with writer and director James Gray. Mr. Gray was scheduled to have his LA Opera debut directing the production of The Marriage of Figaro, which was necessarily postponed due to COVID-19. Listen to this wide-ranging conversation, recorded in June…
 
LA Opera's Richard Seaver Music Director, James Conlon, explores the fourth opera of Wagner's Ring cycle: Götterdämmerung during LA Opera’s pre-performance lecture in June 2010. Maestro Conlon goes in depth on Götterdämmerung's characters, plot line, and musical themes.Listen to all four talks in preparation of LAO At Home's audio stream of Wagner'…
 
LA Opera's Richard Seaver Music Director, James Conlon, explores the third opera of Wagner's Ring cycle: Siegfried during LA Opera’s pre-performance lecture in June 2010. Maestro Conlon goes in depth on characters, plot line, and musical themes in Siegfried.Listen to all four talks in preparation of LAO At Home's audio stream of Wagner's epic four-…
 
LA Opera's Richard Seaver Music Director, James Conlon, explores the second opera of Wagner's Ring cycle: Die Walküre during LA Opera’s pre-performance lecture in June 2010. Maestro Conlon goes in depth on Die Walküre's characters, plot line, and musical themes.Listen to all four talks in preparation of LAO At Home's audio stream of Wagner's epic f…
 
LA Opera's Richard Seaver Music Director, James Conlon, explores the first opera of Wagner's Ring cycle: Das Rheingold during LA Opera’s pre-performance lecture in June 2010. Maestro Conlon goes in depth on Das Rheingold's characters, plot line, and musical themes.Listen to all four talks in preparation of LAO At Home's audio stream of Wagner's epi…
 
Jules Massenet is best known for "Manon" and "Werther", and his "Don Quichotte" hasn't played at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City for nearly a hundred years. Why not, and was it actually killed in 1926 by a single bad review? Marc Eliot Stein rediscovers this forgotten classic and finds a beautiful surprise. We also talk about "Man of …
 
LA Opera's Richard Seaver Music Director James Conlon sets the stage for the upcoming audio-stream of Richard Wagner's epic, four-part Ring cycle (Der Ring des Nibelungen) by reflecting on the philosophy of the German-language music drama. Commemorating the 10 year anniversary of the company's first complete presentation, the Ring cycle will be fea…
 
Beeb joins me for a whole lot of Nintendo Switch-related talk, thanks to a collection of coincidences that helped add some hidden gems (at insanely discounted prices) to an already extensive list of games. A few of the other common topics pop up as well: Anime, Final Fantasy, the growing existential terror that permeats throughout 2020....all good …
 
Join LA Opera's Richard Seaver Music Director James Conlon as he concludes his exploration of French playwright Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, his beloved character Figaro, and the renowned operas that sprang from his plays (The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro and The Guilty Mother).In this episode, Maestro Conlon continues sharin…
 
Join LA Opera's Richard Seaver Music Director James Conlon as he continues his exploration of French playwright Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, his beloved character Figaro, and the renowned operas that sprang from his plays (The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro and The Guilty Mother). In this episode, Maestro Conlon shares the real…
 
Blue Map is finally back after a long overdue absence, so the two of us get to talking about the state of fighting games in the hopes it can distract us from the state of everything else. We also briefly speculate on the PS5 event (before we knew about its postponement, see the aforementioned state of everything else), talk about why Robocop is coo…
 
In this podcast, LA Opera's Sebastian Paul & Marybelle Musco President & CEO Christopher Koelsch speaks with renowned mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey. Ms. Lindsey was scheduled to appear as Mélisande in LA Opera's production of Pelléas and Mélisande, but it was necessarily cancelled due to COVID-19. Listen to this wide-ranging conversation, recorded in …
 
Join LA Opera's Richard Seaver Music Director James Conlon as he delves into the history of French playwright Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, his beloved character Figaro, and the renowned operas that sprang from his plays (The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro and The Guilty Mother). In this third episode, Maestro Conlon continues h…
 
Join LA Opera's Richard Seaver Music Director James Conlon as he delves into the history of French playwright Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, his beloved character Figaro, and the renowned operas that sprang from his plays (The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro and The Guilty Mother). In this second episode, join Maestro Conlon conti…
 
Join LA Opera's Richard Seaver Music Director James Conlon as he delves into the history of French playwright Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, his beloved character Figaro, and the renowned operas that sprang from his plays (The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro and The Guilty Mother). In this episode, join Maestro Conlon as he explor…
 
We're holding nothing back this time, from full spoilers of the Remake, the original game, the Compilation stuff, to unrestrained fanboyish excitement. The four of us unanimously loved Final Fantasy VII Remake and can barely contain ourselves from deep diving into every possible element. The characters, the story, the big unanswered questions and w…
 
We continue our look at the two great Figaro operas with a deep dive into Mozart's dark sexual comedy "Le Nozze di Figaro". We talk about Soren Kierkegaard, "Either/Or", trouser roles, gender ambiguity, castratos, Peter Pan, Harpo Marx, Prince's "Purple Rain", Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, Rossini, Strauss, "Der Rosenkavalier", "La Mere Co…
 
Join LA Opera's Richard Seaver Music Director James Conlon as he delves into the history of French playwright Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, his beloved character Figaro, and the renowned operas that sprang from his plays (The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro and The Guilty Mother). In this second episode of the series, Conlon cont…
 
Join LA Opera's Richard Seaver Music Director James Conlon as he delves into the history of French playwright Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, his beloved character Figaro, and the renowned operas that sprang from his plays (The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro and The Guilty Mother). In this first episode of the series, Conlon begin…
 
LA Opera's Richard Seaver Music Director, James Conlon, considers the important aspects of how music and opera enhance our very being – especially in difficult times. Join him from his home, as he explores how operatic selections from Verdi, Mozart, Wagner and more, can inspire, heal, console, distract and entertain.www.LAOpera.org/podcasts…
 
You don't know how good it feels just typing out that title...the game that many have anticipated almost as long as this podcast has been up has finally arrived. LockedOnTarget has returned right on time to join me in discussing the first three chapters of the Final Fantasy VII Remake. Spoilers JUST for those three chapters (and a couple for chapte…
 
LA Opera's Richard Seaver Music Director, James Conlon, explores the connections between composers Claude Debussy and Richard Wagner, and their operas "Pelléas & Mélisande" and "Tristan and Isolde," respectively. Join him from his home, as he delves into the music and universal mythological themes of these important composers' work. (Part Two of a …
 
LA Opera's Richard Seaver Music Director, James Conlon, explores the connections between composers Claude Debussy and Richard Wagner, and their operas "Pelléas & Mélisande" and "Tristan and Isolde," respectively. Join him from his home, as he delves into the music and universal mythological themes of these important composers' work. (Part One of a …
 
We zoom into today’s literary scene with composer and librettist Rachel J. Peters, who turns short stories from authors like Sheila Heti and Arthur Phillips into contemporary operas. Her work spans from absurdist postmodernism back to the American tradition of Carl Sandburg, and her influences include Nina Simone, Stephen Sondheim and Meredith Monk…
 
As part of LA Opera Connects' Opera for Educators day on March 21, we focused on inspiring research and creative methods for teachers and parents to share opera with children. Dr. Beatriz Ilari Associate Professor for Music Teaching and Learning at USC, discussed music and early child development research, and ideas that you can easily implement at…
 
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