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. 

No Listening to Singers | Preempted by Verdi’s La forza del destino

March 9, 2024, 4:00 pm

Due to the length of the live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera, there will be no Listening to Singers this week.

An Interview with Sylvia McNair

March 16, 2024, 4:00 pm

One of the most distinguished American artists discusses her career in classical music.