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MASTERCLASSES with TED GANGER
To push back against the claustrophobia and general paralysis of the Covid-19 pandemic, Ted Ganger gave a series of online masterclasses for singers. Each installment featured 2-3 singers for 30-45 minutes each, live-streamed on Facebook, for a total of about 1 1/2 hours.
featuring: Andrea Jörg, singing "Musetta's Waltz" from Puccini's
La Bohème, Mine Yücel in the famous "Séguedilla" from Bizet's Carmen
and Magdalena Herfurtner singing my own song, "Bird in the Night"
featuring: Nicolai Janitzky, singing "O Carlo, ascolta" from Verdi's Don Carlos, Julieth Lozano in Pamina's "Ach, ich fühl's," from Mozart's
Die Zauberflöte and Jihyun Cecilia Lee, singing "S'altro che lacrime,"
from Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito
featuring lots of information and advice on auditioning,
plus Galina Rosert, singing Magda's "Canzone di Doretta"
from Puccini's La Rondine, Pierre Herrmann in Arlecchino's Serenata
from Leoncavallo's Pagliacci, and Abongile Fumba, singing
Charlotte's "Va, laisser couler mes larmes," from Massenet's Werther
with information on getting the best possible support from pianists
at auditions, plus mezzosoprano Judith Ellinger, singing "Stride la vampa" from Verdi's Il Trovatore, tenor Esteban Senzig with Rodolfo's
aria from Puccini's La Bohème, and baritone Wiard Witholt with
a song of mine, "A Place to Stay"
with talk about the "performative" aspects of auditions, plus mezzosoprano Denise Seyhan, singing Niklausse's "Violin Aria" from Offenbach's Les contes d'Hoffmann, and soprano Jordan best with Mimi's aria "Donde lieta" from Puccini's La Bohème
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