Two weeks after the initial furor regarding mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught's first performance at the Glyndebourne Festival in the U.K., we're still examining how women are valued onstage.
Monika Vischer of CPR Classical gives an overview of classical concerts in the Rocky Mountains this summer.
"Watching and listening to the students wend their way through such a complex and difficult score astonished me."
As resident music director, Carrettin brings unusual and varied experiences to the festival.
What's coming up for the week of June 2.
A star mezzo shares forthright and inspiring thoughts about making a life as an artist. "You will never make it," she says. "'It' doesn't exist for an artist."
Life as a globe-trotting musician is sometimes exciting, occasionally glamorous and usually incredibly demanding.
"If they hold an instrument, they will not take a drug. They will not hold a gun," says Santa Cecilia Orchestra conductor Sonia Marie De Leon De Vega. "It's that powerful."