Soprano Brenda Harris on Preparing for Bellini's "Norma"
For the first time in its history, the Lyric Opera of Kansas City is presenting Bellini's tragic bel canto opera "Norma." It's the story of a woman who betrays her sacred vows for love; she's then betrayed by her lover's infidelity.
Kansas City, MO – Before a recent rehearsal, KCUR's Laura Spencer met up with soprano Brenda Harris who's tackling the title role of Norma, one that's been described as both "grueling" and "vocally tortuous."
Lyric Opera of Kansas City presents "Norma"
November 6, 10, 12, 14, 2010
1029 Central, downtown Kansas City, MO
Download recent arts stories or subscribe to the KCUR Arts Podcast