Broadway and Opera have more in common than fans are often willing to admit. Grace delves into the at point tumultuous relationship between musical theater and opera and reveals their shared, ancient, history. It's not as linear as you think! Tune in to another insightful episode of Grace Notes.
Before there was Beatlemania, Taylor Swift fans or Comic Con, there was Mad King Ludwig and Franz Liszt. In this follow up episode, Grace Weaver tackles obsessive fandoms of all stripes, dating back to the period one of her favorite Hungarian composer. Would you build a castle for a musician you were a fan of?
It's another stellar episode of Grace Notes. Make sure to follow Grace Notes @GNotesPodcast on twitter for more updates on the show, including polls and questions for each episode. As always, here's the playlist of piece's referenced in today's episode.
This is Grace's first episode back from her European tour! Here she discusses both the role of Young Artist Programs in musical careers and her experience with Summer Music In Tuscany.
Just before she leaves for Europe, Grace is here to give you a quick overview of all the various types of music, vocal and instrumental, she talks about on the show. Not everything with vocals is Opera and not everything with instruments is Classical. Listen to this episode and by the end you'll find out exactly what makes a French Comique a French Comique.
Grace is currently out and about in Germany and Rome for a music study abroad program so next episode will be delayed, but she'll be back to tell you all about her grand adventures then!
Happy pride month! In this week's episode, Grace Weaver explores how gender and sexuality are expressed in opera. As always, our soprano has put together a playlist of all the operas and performances that Grace talks about in her episode.
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