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Anthony Roth Costanzo on Classical KC

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Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo

Classical KC speaks with countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo about breaking with vocal convention as well as his early struggles and successes. Plus, hear how he celebrates the beauty (and absurdity) of the operatic art form.

Host

Brooke Knoll

Guest

Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor

Program

"Lascia ch'io pianga" from Rinaldo
"Vivi, tiranno, io t'ho scampato" from Rodelinda
by George Frideric Handel

Liquid Days
by Philip Glass and David Byrne

"Hymn to the Sun" from Akhnaten
by Philip Glass

From the album ARC - Glass/Handel

Great Scott (Selections)
by Jake Heggie and Terrance McNally
Joyce DiDonato, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Ailyn Perez, Frederica von Stade and Nathan Gunn with the Orchestra and Chorus of The Dallas Opera
Patrick Summers, conductor

You can learn more about Anthony at anthonyrothcostanzo.com and you can learn about his Kansas City performance at hjseries.org.

Brooke Knoll is the digital audience specialist and on-air host for Classical KC. You can reach her at brooke@classicalkc.org.
Sam Wisman is a Producer for 91.9 Classical KC. Email him at samwisman@classicalkc.org.