Master Class: Vocal Interpretation with James Levine

Vocal coaching from American pianist and conductor James Levine. In the video below, Levine works with soprano Lori Guilbeau, exploring various emotional perspectives one-by-one.


James Levine: "The most important feature about this communication is your point of view about what you're saying."

From an argumentative stance to one of quiet intimacy, each change in Lori's point of view makes a powerful difference during her performance. This class was part of the annual festival The Song Continues, in which Carnegie Hall celebrates the art of classical song with world-renowned mezzo soprano Marilyn Horne in a series of public events, recitals, and master classes.


"Say it for me as if you were speaking intimately to just one person, and you are very, very frightened."

—James Levine

Watch more James Levine master class videos here about:

  • choosing repertoire
  • interpreting and personally connecting with the text
  • bringing their personal artistry to the forefront

 

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