Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre is the place to be in the summer. Our five-week festival consists of over 100 events including four productions of grand opera, operetta, light opera, and/or seldom-seen Broadway-style musical theatre. But that's not all! You will also enjoy a wide variety of offerings such as orchestral and vocal concerts, an International Competition, continuing adult education with the Utah Festival Academy, pre-performance discussions, backstage tours, Breakfast with the Stars and so much more! There is something for everyone!
PERSON 2 PERSON: MICHAEL BALLAM |
Leslie Tillotson, KUTV
Published: Friday, October 17, 2014
(KUTV) Michael Ballam has performed among the best in opera and on some of the biggest stages in the world. Along with being a performer himself he is also the founder and general director of the Utah Festival Opera and for over twenty years has been a professor of music at Utah State University. As a child, Michael knew it was his dream to sing opera before he had even seen one in person. This week he sits down with Shauna Lake, Person 2 Person, and tells her how gaining the support of his father is when he knew he would finally make it in the opera world.
Click here to read the transcript of Shauna Lake's interview with Michael Ballam
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