Talking with Counts: Alek Shrader Alek Shrader as Count Almaviva (far right) in the COC production of The Barber of Seville, 2015. Photo: Michael Cooper

Talking with Counts: Alek Shrader

Jenna Simeonov

The Barber of Seville opened last night at the Canadian Opera Company, kicking off a 13-show run until May 22nd. I spoke with American tenor Alek Shrader before rehearsal one day, to ask about singing Count Almaviva, and making his Canadian debut.

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