Listening to Singers with Oliver Camacho

Saturdays at 4:00 pm

Discover or rediscover your love for the art of singing: an hour for newcomers and connoisseurs alike

Have you ever wondered why people become obsessed with opera? Do you know the difference between an art song and an aria? Is there a singer whose voice goes right to your heart, but you can’t put your finger on why? Each week, Oliver Camacho shares his passion for vocal performance across many genres with highly personal analysis and anecdotes. Learn about the technical aspects of singing, the qualities that make certain artists beloved, opera highlights to help you prepare for upcoming Chicago-area performances, and more. 

The Pure Voice of Lauren Snouffer

September 30, 2023, 4:00 pm

An interview with the early (and contemporary) music specialist in advance of WFMT's broadcast of Handel's Jephtha from Music of the Baroque.

The Internal Brightness of Nico Muhly

October 7, 2023, 4:00 pm

An interview with the dynamic American composer on his choral and solo vocal works.