Living With A Genius Interviews

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Smart folks, chatting with each other.

Episodes

  • EP 98: Ben Bliss

    EP 98: Ben Bliss

    17/03/2021 Duration: 01h13min

    Super-star operatic tenor, Ben Bliss is on LWAG today! Ben is an incredibly successful international opera singer aaaannnnd a really great guy, to boot. He's insightful, frank and a great chit-chatter. Enjoy, and thanks for listening!WATCH the interview here: https://youtu.be/FX-9pgryzEw See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • EP 97: Ted Perlman

    EP 97: Ted Perlman

    10/03/2021 Duration: 01h19min

    Producer, composer, guitarist, audio engineer, Grammy-winning recording artist and my friend, Ted Perlman is on LWAG today! I've known Ted for a few years and he is sincerely one of the most interesting people I know- he's unbelievably accomplished, but equally kind and humble. Everyone should know Ted Perlman- have a listen! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • EP 96: Michael Powers

    EP 96: Michael Powers

    04/03/2021 Duration: 01h12min

    It's Michael Powers! Conductor, educator administrator, and my friend, Michael Powers is on LWAG! Boy oh boy do we get into it. Music, school, professional and personal achievements and failures, our fathers, childhood... the whole enchilada. We laugh, we cry, and I bet you will too. Enjoy! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • EP 95- Sidney Hopson

    EP 95- Sidney Hopson

    24/02/2021 Duration: 40min

    Percussionist, national arts advocate, recording artist, and all-around great guy! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 94: Maria Lazarova

    Episode 94: Maria Lazarova

    17/02/2021 Duration: 39min

    Dean of Arts at OCSA, Maria Lazarova See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 93: Vocalist, Actor, Educator - Katherine Powers

    Episode 93: Vocalist, Actor, Educator - Katherine Powers

    04/02/2021 Duration: 01h11min

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  • Episode 92: Composer, speaker and author Dale Trumbore

    Episode 92: Composer, speaker and author Dale Trumbore

    11/06/2019 Duration: 50min

    Dale Trumbore is back! We chat about everything from her wedding plans, maintaining her business and artistic integrity, to anxiety, future plans, and her new book, "Staying Composed: Overcoming anxiety and self-doubt within a creative life." Enjoy! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 91: Actress, singer, YouTube sensation - Julia Aks

    Episode 91: Actress, singer, YouTube sensation - Julia Aks

    16/04/2019 Duration: 32min

    Julia is a viral star! As of 4/15/19, Julia has gotten close to 14 million views. Check her out on YouTube here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJZogoIT52SfvBTT8ZtgMqQThanks for listening! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 90: Artistic Director, LA Childrens Chorus - Fernando Malvar-Ruiz

    Episode 90: Artistic Director, LA Children's Chorus - Fernando Malvar-Ruiz

    08/12/2018 Duration: 55min

    The Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Children's Chorus, Fernando Malvar-Ruiz is my guest this week. He's brilliant, kind and has a lot to say about the vital role music plays in our lives. Enjoy! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 89: Singer, actor, impresario - Christa Stevens

    Episode 89: Singer, actor, impresario - Christa Stevens

    09/04/2018 Duration: 58min

    How to make a living as a musician out of college? Wear many hats. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 88: Stage director, dramaturg - Sara Widzer

    Episode 88: Stage director, dramaturg - Sara Widzer

    04/12/2017 Duration: 53min

    Sara Widzer is my guest, this week. Sara and I met once-upon-a-time, during a production of Faust. I had a tie-on wig- that's how long ago. She's since gone on to direct in A houses across the country. Directorial style, the process, and politics in opera are all on the table, along with a whole bunch more interesting stuff. Enjoy, and thanks for listening! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Thanksgiving 2017

    Thanksgiving 2017

    27/11/2017 Duration: 06min

    Giving thanks. Gratitude. Exercises we'd all do well to practice more often. No guests, no jokes, just me reminiscing, choking up and being philosophical. I'm grateful for you all- thanks for listening. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 87: Soprano and KUSC radio host - Jennifer Miller

    Episode 87: Soprano and KUSC radio host - Jennifer Miller

    20/11/2017 Duration: 46min

    Jennifer Miller is my guest this week. Jen and I go back to 2009, where we performed together in a production of Faust- she as Marguerite and me as Faust. That's us in the picture, way back then. Jen has since moved on to KUSC, where she hosts a show entitled, "California Classical All Night." "How do you make a living when you get out of music school" is a constant theme on my show, and this episode is no exception. Jen's at the beginning of her radio career, and she's killing it! Enjoy! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 86: Comedian, entrepreneur, filmmaker, author, and all-around polymath - Louise Palanker

    Episode 86: Comedian, entrepreneur, filmmaker, author, and all-around polymath - Louise Palanker

    13/11/2017 Duration: 01h28min

    Louise Palanker is a true polymath. Comedian, author, performer, radio host, and entrepreneur are just a few words to describe her many fields of expertise, and we talk about it all in this great episode. She was also a witness for the prosecution and her eventual (and current) husband, Ron Zonen, during the Michael Jackson trial in 2005- and yes, we talk about that, along with sexual harassment at The Comedy Store, working on shows from That's Incredible to Rick Dees Weekly Top 40, and a whole bunch of other stuff, too. I loved talking with Louise, and I bet you'll love listening to her- enjoy! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 85: Mezzo-soprano, illustrator, expert meditator - Veronica Christenson

    Episode 85: Mezzo-soprano, illustrator, expert meditator - Veronica Christenson

    06/11/2017 Duration: 24min

    Veronica Christenson has been a colleague of mine at the LA Opera for over a decade, and this was my chance to have a few minutes with this lovely lady all to myself. She's a world-class mezzo, but that's not the only reason I wanted to chat... she's also a student of Shaolin Kung Fu Meditation! I've dabbled both in martial arts and meditation, and I'm thrilled to have her on the show to teach me more about it all! Try meditation, folks. It'll change your life- Enjoy! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 84: Composer, pianist, arranger, producer - Stephen Edwards

    Episode 84: Composer, pianist, arranger, producer - Stephen Edwards

    30/10/2017 Duration: 54min

    Composer, arranger, producer, Stephen Edwards is on the show! With more than 175 soundtrack and composer credits to his name, Stephen is one of Hollywood's most productive composers. He's also written classical compositions, most notably his Requiem For My Mother, which received performances both at Carnegie Hall and the Vatican. Stephen is a great guy, and there's a lot to learn about, here! Enjoy! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 83: Singer, Producer, Composer - Ron Dante

    Episode 83: Singer, Producer, Composer - Ron Dante

    23/10/2017 Duration: 51min

    Singer, producer, composer, Ron Dante is my guest this week! You know him as the voice of the Archies and their smash-hit single, "Sugar Sugar." But did you know that he co-produced, along with the Schuberts, the Tony Award-winning musical, Ain't Misbehavin'? Or that he produced NINE of Barry Manilow's albums? Or that he was the editor of the Paris Review for almost a decade? Or that he's writing and producing a new musical about the Reagans with Rupert Holmes?? Me neither! But I do now- and you will too, when you hear all the details, right here on LWAG! Enjoy! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 82: Opera director and designer - Thaddeus Strassberger

    Episode 82: Opera director and designer - Thaddeus Strassberger

    16/10/2017 Duration: 46min

    Opera director, engineer, and designer, Thaddeus Strassberger is my guest this week! Thaddeus has been to LA before, and he's one of my favorite directors working today. Art, commerce, politics- it's all here- enjoy! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 81: Tenor, impresario - Mario Chang

    Episode 81: Tenor, impresario - Mario Chang

    09/10/2017 Duration: 01h08min

    Tenor, Mario Chang is my guest this week. We first worked with him in La Boheme, and now he's back, singing the role of Ismaele in our current production of Nabucco, here in LA. We also talk at great length about the opera company founded by him and his wife with the purpose of supporting opera performance and training in his home country of Guatemala. Fascinating guy- Enjoy! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 80: Mezzo-soprano - Kelley OConnor

    Episode 80: Mezzo-soprano - Kelley O'Connor

    02/10/2017 Duration: 51min

    Kelley O'Connor is on LWAG! Kelley and I go way back, and this is the kind of chat you get when old pals get together. We dish, we reminisce, we dish some more. Kelly also sings around the world as a top-drawer concertizer, and we get into that, and why she prefers concerts over operatic roles. Lots of personal stuff here too, so if you ever feel like being a fly on the wall, this one's for you. Enjoy! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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