San Diego Opera Podcast
Learn about opera and San Diego Opera's current season, hosted by Nicolas Reveles, The Geisel Director of Education and Outreach. Give us 15 minutes weekly, and we'll give you the operatic world! This podcast hosted by

Moldavian soprano Tatiana Lisnic joins San Diego Opera for the first time as Adina in Donizetti's The Elixir of Love. Enjoy this conversation she has with Director of Education & Outreach Nicolas Reveles as they explore her career, her first appearance in the U.S., and the nature of Adina, the heroine in this romantic comedy.

Direct download: Interview_Tatiana_Lisnic.mp4
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Tenor Frank Porretta was with us last in 2002, singing the role of the Duke in Rigoletto. His repertoire has darkened considerably with roles like Otello, Don Alfaro (La forza del destino), Calaf (Turandot) and Canio in Pagliacci which he's singing for us. Join Nicolas Reveles, Director of Education and Outreach for San Diego Opera, in a lively conversation with this wonderful artist about his career and the nature of this complicated character, Canio. 

Direct download: Frank_Porretta_Interview.mp4
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Australian native Andrew Sinclair is currently centered in London staging opera at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. But he is a popular visitor here in San Diego where, most recently, he directed the Zandra Rhodes production of Verdi's Aida. In this interview he talks about his particular view of Leoncavallo's Pagliacci, his latest assignment for San Diego Opera, with Nicolas Reveles. 

Direct download: Andrew_Sinclair_Interview.mp4
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Enjoy this interview with David Adam Moore who will sing the role of Silvio in San Diego Opera's production of Pagliacci opening January 25th. David's musical activities include an upcoming performance of the Schubert song cycle Die Winterreise (Winter's Journey) in Anchorage, in an unusual production including video projections and a set. Nicolas Reveles talks to him about the role, his operatic career and his creative work that keeps this singer on the cutting edge of artistic innovation.

Direct download: David_Adam_Moore_Interview.mp4
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Singing the role of Nedda in our San Diego Opera production of Leoncavallo's Pagliacci is Romanian soprano Adina Nitescu. Here she talks with Nicolas Reveles, Director of Education and Outreach, about her career and about the role that she'll be singing with us, opening January 25th. Enjoy!

Direct download: Interview_w_Adina_Nitescu.mp4
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Dr. Nic takes a look at the upcoming season at San Diego Opera and shares with us the things he's most looking forward to. A great intro for the uninitiated, but maybe you'd like to share what you are looking forward to! E-mail your thoughts to

Direct download: What_Im_Looking_Forward_To_Season_2014.mp4
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