The Opear Hour – series 4/episode 14

Opera singer Richard Scott explores opera through the prism of various themes. Today he celebrates The European Network of Opera Academies as well as playing lusty opera excerpts by Mozart, Poulenc, Ades and Henze. Richard talks to two young singers who are learning how to sing Mozart at Aldeburgh Music as part of an ENOA workshop and explores Thomas Ades’ first opera, Powder Her Face, known for its arias of a scandalous and sexual nature.
Originally broadcast on 17th April 2014