Colorado's Michelle DeYoung is a Grammy-winning singer who performs on the world's most prestigious opera stages. The mezzo-soprano has performed in numerous productions with the Metropolitan Opera in New York and performs with the world’s top orchestras.
The singer talked about the big break that led her to the Met Opera, working with top conductors and why she still calls Colorado home.
Click the audio link above to hear "Michelle DeYoung in the CPR Performance Studio."
Get a taste of why audiences love her singing by checking out these videos, recorded at CPR with conductor Andres Cladera accompanying her on piano.
"Dein blaues Auge" (“Your Blue Eyes”) by Johannes Brahms:
"Ich bin der Welt" (“I Am of the World”) by Gustav Mahler:
"Von ewiger Liebe" (“Of Eternal Love”) by Brahms:
And check out this Spotify playlist of some of the recordings featured in the special: