Opera Daily 🎶 — Documentaries, Interviews, Masterclasses

We thought we’d switch it up a bit this week and share some documentaries, interviews and masterclasses we’ve been gathering on our favorite singers. We’ll be adding to this list moving forward.

Here’s a short excerpt of Jessye Norman on (opera) critics. Good reminder for all of life, not just singing! (If you’d like to see this full interview, you can find it here.)

DOCUMENTARIES

Pavarotti and the Italian Tenor, 1992, WATCH
Leyla Gencer: La Diva Turca, 2019, WATCH 
Maria By Callas, 2017, WATCH ON APPLE TV


INTERVIEWS

Joan Sutherland Interview on the Charlie Rose Show, 1998, WATCH
Marilyn Horne Interview on the Charlie Rose Show, 1993, WATCH
Richard Bonynge talking Pavarotti, WATCH
Maria Callas Interview with Lord Harewood, 1968, WATCH
Maria Callas Today interview with Barbara Walters, 1974, WATCH
Birgit Nilsson talks to Bernard Levin, 1972, WATCH
Joan Sutherland talks to Bernard Levin, 1973, WATCH
NEA Opera Honors, Interview with Martina Arroyo, 2010, WATCH
NEA Opera Honors, Frederica von Stade on Marilyn Horne, 2009, WATCH
The Human Parade, Jay Nordlinger interviews Renée Fleming, 2011, WATCH


MASTERCLASSES

Masterclass, Joan Sutherland, 1995, WATCH
Opera Stars giving lessons on how to sing, WATCH


Thank you for reading and listening,

Michele