Conversations: Tobias Picker & Susan Graham

Conversations: Tobias Picker & Susan Graham

Tobias Picker and Susan Graham share the behind-the-scenes stories of their productions along with video highlights. Graham originated the role of Sondra in Tobias Picker’s An American Tragedy at the Metropolitan Opera in 2005, and headlined the Stars Align Gala to...

Conversations: Tobias Picker & Gene Scheer

Tobias Picker and Gene Scheer share the behind-the-scenes stories of their productions along with video highlights. Picker and Scheer have collaborated on two operas: An American Tragedy (Metropolitan Opera – 2005) and Thérèse Raquin (Dallas Opera – 2001). Tobias...

Conversations: Tobias Picker & Patricia Racette

Tobias and Patricia share their behind-the-scenes stories from her starring roles in the world premieres of Tobias’s Dolores Claiborne (San Francisco – 2013), An American Tragedy (Metropolitan Opera – 2005), and Emmeline (Santa Fe – 1996). Tobias Picker: Renowned...

Conversations: Tobias Picker & Leona Mitchell

Tobias and Leona share the stories of a lasting friendship that began with their recording of Tobias’s Symphony No. 2 in 1986 and continued when Tobias joined Tulsa Opera as Artistic Director in 2016. Tobias Picker: Renowned composer Tobias Picker is Artistic Director...

Conversations: Tobias Picker & James Robinson

Tobias Picker and James Robinson discuss their historic collaborations, including the forthcoming world premiere of Awakenings, which has been postponed due to the pandemic. Tobias Picker: Renowned composer Tobias Picker is Artistic Director of Tulsa Opera. His opera...

Conversations: Tobias Picker & Francesca Zambello

Tobias Picker and Francesca Zambello, collaborators since 1994, discuss the unprecedented state of opera in today’s pandemic world. Tobias Picker: Renowned composer Tobias Picker is Artistic Director of Tulsa Opera. His opera Fantastic Mr. Fox won the 2020 Grammy for...