American Masters

The nomadic life of an opera singer

Clip: 03/24/2023 | 2m 38s  | Video has closed captioning.

J'Nai Bridges meets with the Young Artists of Washington National Opera to talk about the pros, the cons and some of the loneliness surrounding life as an opera singer. "Opera singers are truly nomads," said J'Nai.

Aired: 03/24/23

Rating: NR

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