Black History Month on Live from Indy Terrace

Live from Indy Terrace (LIT) episodes are broadcast on Fridays at 3:00 P.M. and available online thereafter. This month, enjoy the following:

From January 2021: Baritone Ryan Speedo Green, who will sing on the upcoming An All-Star Concert, sits down for a rousing conversation with Annie Burridge and author Daniel Bergner to discuss his extraordinary rise to fame from unexpected beginnings and how the book Sing for Your Life came to be.

Watch on-demand here.

From Friday, February 5: This episode spotlights baritone Donnie Ray Albert and his storied international career as an opera singer and professor. Enjoy excerpts from our productions of Aida and The Manchurian Candidate along with clips from Fort Worth Opera’s Bernadette’s Cozy Book Nook and the Sarah & Ernest Butler Performance Series production of Giving Voice. Annie Burridge leads the conversation.

Watch on-demand here

From Friday, February 12 at 3:00 P.M.: Join us as we continue our Black History Month Series! This week’s Live from Indy Terrace broadcast features spectacular moments from the Sarah & Ernest Butler Performance Series production of Giving Voice, co-hosted by Lawrence Brownlee and Nicole Heaston. The concert was produced by Houston Grand Opera in association with Austin Opera.

Watch on-demand here.

Premieres Friday, February 26 at 3:00 P.M.: Mezzo-soprano Tesia Kwarteng with pianist Walker J. Jackson!

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Bonus: A Special Edition episode of Live from Indy Terrace featuring baritone Will Liverman, who will make his official Long Center debut in a future season (announcement forthcoming!). This episode originally aired on June 5, 2020, in the wake of the death of George Floyd, and features a message from Annie Burridge.

Watch on-demand here.

Visit our partners at Black Pearl Books!

Meet our local partners!

Starting February 2, Austin Opera has arranged for fifty complimentary copies of Sing for Your Life to picked up from independent bookseller Black Pearl Books, first-come-first-served, during their regular business hours.

Black Pearl is located inside Ten Thousand Villages at 4803 Burnet Road. Pick up Sing For Your Life while supplies last!

visit Black Pearl Books’ website