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Singing with the Greats with Tenor and UBC Voice and Opera Professor J. Patrick Raftery
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October 7, 2020
In this episode, Les chats with J. Patrick Raftery, who is professor of voice and opera at UBC and who has had an illustrious singing career as both a tenor and a baritone. Recipient of the Richard Tucker Music Foundation Prize, Patrick has appeared on the world’s greatest stages including the Metropolitan Opera, Covent Garden, La Scala and the Paris Opera to name a few. He has shared the stage with some of the greatest operatic legends including Luciano Pavarotti and Mirella Freni.
Extra Features & Content:
- J. Patrick Raftery sings Schubert’s “Auf dem Strom” with Valerie Whitney on Horn and Richard Epp on Piano (Youtube Video)
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Thursday, 24 September, 2020
Episode interviews are recorded entirely remotely using Zoom and hosted on Anchor.fm.
(Originally on Buzzsprout).
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Podcast opening and closing music:
“Habanera” from Carmen. Sung by Jenny Lee Mitchell.
Habanera Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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