There’s nothing more wild yet utterly predictable than a child’s tantrum. But in Maurice Ravel’s opera L’enfant et les sortilèges, the consequences take the child completely by surprise.
Vanderbilt Opera Theater’s production of the piece is Nashville’s latest example of how performing arts have pivoted to create new and interesting projects during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this episode of Classically Speaking hear from director Gayle Shay and music director Jennifer McGuire about how Vanderbilt students learned a whole new set of skills to put on this production.
The full episode is available above.
Download a transcript here: CS_43_Transcript
In this extra clip, Jennifer McGuire details just how she’s been coaching singers during a respiratory virus pandemic.
And the complete production is still available on Youtube: