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Dan Tucker discusses his opera writings and Sasha Gerritson, David Richards, and David Laub discuss their works

BROADCAST: Jun. 18, 1997 | DURATION: 00:27:41


Studs interviews Chicago Tribune reporter turned opera composer, Dan Tucker. He discusses how his music was inspired by poets Federico García Lorca and William Shakespeare and authors Peter S. Beagle and Christopher Fry. Sasha Gerritson, soprano and founder of the L'Opera Piccola opera troupe, David Laub, bass baritone, and David Richards, L'Opera Piccola music director and pianist are in studio and talk about their work and thoughts on the opera songs.