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At the time of the interview, Gobbi was playing Simon Boccanegra in Chicago.
Sir Geraint Evans discusses his career in opera. He also discusses his life in Wales and the Welsh language.
Renowned soprano, Madame Rosa Raisa discusses her career, early training, Chicago debuts, travels, teaching, and hobbies post opera.
Studs Terkel interviews Tito Gobbi on his interpretation of Verdi. He also gets an interpretation of Gobbi's own music.
Placido Domingo discusses his career as a tenor singer and conductor, including his role in the film "Otello" directed by Franco Zeffirelli and based on the opera by Giuseppe Verdi.
Celebrated young tenor Giuseppe Sabbatini discusses his upcoming performance as Alfredo in "Traviata" at the Lyric Opera as well as beginnings, church music, debuts with little/no rehearsal and more.
Mirella Freni discusses her career, her colleagues, and opera.
Studs interview with Mattiwilda Dobbs, first female and black to perform at La Scala. Dobbs describes her musical beginning as a child within a musical family in Atlanta, Georgia. She explains her training and professional background with various opera houses and theaters. The musical pieces are removed from this edited version of the original recording.
Being a Pisces, Pavarotti says he's always looking for perfection. He admits the biggest critic of his work is himself. Pavarotti said that he loves the charm of the French language and he likes to learn new languages. He talks of recording some music in Russian. Being able to reach those high C notes, Pavarotti says, is the most athletic part of his voice.
Jon Vickers discusses his career, opera music, and opera singers.
Anna Moffo discusses her career as an opera singer, opera composers, and opera music.