Opera is Alive & Kicking & here are the videos to prove itHumour
If you’re up on your web-based opera, you might know soprano Jessica Fishenfeld from the hilarious short, Something Blue: The Bachelor Opera. Now, she’s back on YouTube with a mission to do right by American opera in her new web series, Alive & Kicking.
In Fishenfeld’s own enthusiastic words: “American Opera is approachable, relevant, relatable, IN ENGLISH, and made for YOU, the American people!”
Her series presents monthly doses of American opera: a crash-course in plot, what to listen for, and a short snippet of the show. For opera buffs and opera newbies alike, it’s a fresh new resource for getting to know the opera being created for today. Alive & Kicking is on its third episode, but we suggest catching up from the beginning: