For my latest Influences column, I speak to left-of-the-dial opera soprano Juliana Snapper, who will be part of a festival of new work at REDCAT starting this Thursday.
Snapper's work, some of which she's created with LA artist Ron Athey, is pretty out there. She was part of what's considered the world's first underwater opera, for instance.
I found her down-to-earth and easy to talk to, and was pleased she took us from Carol Burnett to a 17th century composer.
Here it is...
A Poem That Sounds Like How the World Is
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