Returning for her second season at Wolf Trap Opera is last year's Filene Young Artist, mezzo-soprano Maya Lahyani. She'll be singing the title role in a new production of Carmen on Friday, July 25. Ms. Lahyani stopped by our studios recently to chat with afternoon host Bill Bukowski about the role, and about her experiences at Wolf Trap Opera.
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