How does being in a rock band in high school prepare you for a career in opera? Find out, as baritone Aleksey Bogdanov chats with Classical WETA's Nicole Lacroix about his experiences as a member of Washington National Opera's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist program. From juggling avocados to being Zarastro's right hand man in Mozart's Magic Flute, Aleksey tells us what it's like to be a young opera singer...looking forward to performing with Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony, and to the Young Artists' March 15th production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly at the Kennedy Center Opera House.
This WETA TV 26 production explores the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for more than 400,000 Americans. This revered place honors the dead and brings great meaning to the living.Watch now →
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