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LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER

Matthew Polenzani: Beyond "Park and Bark"

  • Aired: 01/10/2014
  • 01:31
  • Expires: 01/10/2017
  • Rating: NR
It's a cliche that opera singers tend to "park and bark" - to plant themselves on the stage to belt out their arias. But Matthew Polenzani describes how he and a new generation of opera stars approach their roles differently, seeking to find ways into their characters that have almost as much to do with acting as music.
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Tenor Matthew Polenzani shows how the discipline of acting can make his characters "sing."
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Live From Lincoln Center is made possible by a major grant from MetLife. The series is also made possible with generous support from the Robert Wood Johnson 1962 Charitable Trust, Thomas H. Lee and Ann Tenenbaum, The Robert and Renée Belfer Family Foundation, Mercedes T. Bass, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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