By Zachary Marano for Ironwood Daily Globe
Ironwood, MI - Longtime opera fans and new listeners alike gathered in Miners Memorial Heritage Park on Saturday to hear a selection of recordings curated by tenor Miles Mykkanen. Mykkanen, who is also artistic director of the Emberlight Festival, provided commentary and context on 18th- and 19th-century compositions by Mozart and…
Clive Paget from Musical America sat down with Miles for a profile covering his journey from Baritone to Tenor, his performances before the pandemic shut down theaters, and reconnecting with his Michigan roots by teaching high school choir and launching the Emberlight Festival.
Read the full profile here.
92nd Street Y in NYC
Former WQXR announcer Naomi Lewin hosts another fascinating session examining the craft behind the art, this time with three outstanding members of the new generation of tenors: Americans Miles Mykkanen and Andrew Stenson, and South African Levy Sekgapane.
Since Mykkanen won the 2019 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, he has joined the Met roster;…