Teseo:Medea Artist Interview: Katherine Doe

“…each woman in the project is inspiring to me, they’re all so talented and smart and strong! I notice that communication and the voicing of ideas and opinions about character and musical ideas is very open and productive for us. There is free expression of ideas and risk-taking with staging and acting that seems unfettered by ego and fear. I feel like I can try new things with my portrayal and I will be supported, even if I make a creative choice that falls flat in that moment.”

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Cantamos Artist Interview: Marisa Karchin

“I’m most looking forward to singing “Triste” from Cinco canciones populares argentinas by the Argentine composer Alberto Ginastera. I’ve never heard anything like this piece before and I’ve pretty much been listening to it nonstop! It’s based on a type of folk song that originated in Andean yaraví, and the way it evokes the yearning and serene hopelessness of unrequited love is breathtaking.”

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Cantamos Artist Interview: Heather Jones

“Well, aside from the fact that the all-Spanish program itself is unique and hard to see in the NYC classical music scene, I would say people should come because they'll see a group of singers who all truly love what we're singing. Musicians produce concerts for tons of different reasons, but I can bet that the chance to sing this particular music is what made us all want to be a part of this project.”

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