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Gospel. Bluegrass. Traditional Samoan and Egyptian Music. Travel across the globe to meet stars on their home turf as they perform the songs that inspired their careers in a new video series that shines a light on the musical origins of opera’s greatest performers.
Go on a voyage from Nashville to the rolling green hills of Appalachia with In Song: Jamie Barton, an exploration of Barton’s roots, from family bluegrass parties to the church harmonies passed from father to daughter. Made in partnership with Hardly Strictly Bluegrass.
Moderated by Elena ParkHear about the making of this In Song episode during an intimate interview between Jamie Barton and Béla Fleck, moderated by director and executive producer Elena Park.
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Listen to the stars of In Song discuss the creation of their episode with creative producer and San Francisco Opera strategic advisor Elena Park.
Spend the day like J'Nai! The mezzo-soprano sent us her top 5 Things To Do in Tacoma, Washington and we couldn't help but share it out! How many places have you visited?
More episodes coming soon! Featuring Jamie Barton and Amina Edris.
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