Latina mezzo-soprano Suzanna Guzman grew up without opera in East Los Angeles. She doesn’t want other children to have to say the same and--to that end--she has taken her one-woman show, “Don’t Be Afraid: It’s Just Opera!” to around 200,000 school age children throughout the United States.
Suzanna, who portrays a delightful Marcellina in our current production of The Marriage of Figaro, has put her considerable talents at the service of the students of West Dallas Community School. KERA’s Jerome Weeks of the “Art and Seek Initiative” has delightfully documented the result.
Suzanne Calvin, Assoc. Dir. of Marketing, The Dallas Opera