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By Sparks and Wiry Cries on 9/1/2012 12:00 AM

Stats: Christine Brewer, Soprano, American, Down to earth Diva!

Next Recitals: Eugene Oregon, Washington D.C.

I first met Christine Brewer when I was an apprentice at the Santa Fe Opera and she was singing Ellen in Peter Grimes.  My now husband can attest to the fact that I watched her scenes from the wings every single night when we weren't on stage as chorus.  She is a force to be reckoned with as a performer, but off stage, she is a gracious, humble woman who can tell a great story over a beer at the local dive ...  

By Sparks and Wiry Cries on 3/20/2012 12:00 AM
Earlier this month, we had a conversation over email about the Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago, with Pianist and Executive Director Shannon McGinnis. This is a (relatively) new venture in the Art Song World.   From the 29th-31st of March, they are presenting recitals of Schuberts’ seminal Song Cycles, Die schöne Müllerin, and Winterreise, with Jesse Blumberg, Baritone and Martin Katz at the Piano.

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