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From the Desk of Artistic Director Jonathan Pell – Florence Part I

by Jonathan Pell

View of Florence from the Palazzo Pitti I am in Italy for the European NYIOP auditions, and just finished hearing the second day of preliminary auditions, where a panel of nearly twenty opera companies from around the world heard more than fifty singers from twenty-five countries.  These auditions were held in a rehearsal room at […]

He Brought a Voice to an Instrument Fight

by tdo

Dr. Stephen Dubberly lecturing on Roberto Devereux at One Arts Plaza Dr. Stephen Dubberly promised not to sing for us at the beginning of his lecture on our upcoming production of Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux. About thirty-minutes in, he broke that promise. As the University of North Texas’ Music Director, Dr. Dubberly is very familiar with […]