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Arizona Opera: Behind the Scenes! A Podcast

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 2:00pm

Join your hosts, Cassie Robel (The Director of Education and Community Engagement) and Kathleen Trott (The Marlu Allan and Scott Stallard Costume Artisan Workshop Manager) as they delve into all of the departments and peoples who work to create the operas you know and enjoy. Listen along as they have candid and entertaining conversations with Arizona Opera artisans about how staff members came to work for Arizona Opera, what the different jobs at Arizona Opera are, and even what makes an opera an opera.


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Episode Information:


Episode 3: Meet the Studio Artists, Part I (Piano Robots)

Release Date: November 30, 2020

Join Cassie & Kathleen as they chat with two of the 2020/21 Marion Roose Pullin Studio Artists. Learn just how much the studio pianist does in a season, find out what a “pants role” is, discover why a good accompanist isn’t just a piano robot, and find out more about the inner workings of an opera’s rehearsal process.