PT37: “Culture is an Ocean,” with Nick Carthy

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Today we sat down to talk with Maestro Nick Carthy, who’s traveling the world as you read this! Maestro Nick is the opera conductor at CU Boulder as well as a regular guest conductor around the globe. He shares with us his incredible line of teachers, tips for entering the opera field, why Powder Her Face is a masterpiece, and our futures as conductors.

This week we discuss:

  • Nick Carthy with Karajan, Barenboim, and Solti
  • Watching Maazel
  • Carthy’s path to the podium
  • What you learn conducting opera
  • Score Study shortcomings and trends
  • Tips for entering the opera field
  • First three operas to learn and why
  • Interviews with Vishwa
  • On Powder Her Face
  • Carthy’s Billboard

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