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. 

Roderick Williams – English Orpheus

March 25, 2023, 4:00 pm

An interview with the artist in advance of his performances with Music of the Baroque next month.

An Interview with Eric Whitacre

April 1, 2023, 4:00 pm

The iconic composer and conductor discusses the importance of accessibility in classical music and previews a new album of his works recorded by Voces8.

Nathan Gunn, an American Baritone

April 8, 2023, 4:00 pm

An interview with Nathan Gunn in advance of his performance with New Philharmonic later this month.