OperaLens:  A Digital Series

OperaLens is Berkshire Opera Festival’s online series that takes a closer look at BOF and our upcoming season through conversations, interviews, and presentations with our many talented artists, musicians, and staff. 


We hope you enjoy getting to know the names and faces of Berkshire Opera Festival and learning more about what goes into producing opera here in the Berkshires. 

2021 Season: Falstaff Artist Interviews

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OperaLens 21-4:  Gain Insights into BOF's upcoming production of Falstaff with Stage Director Joshua Major

Glory Denied Quick Clips

Glory Denied Full Interviews

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OperaLens 21-1:

A Conversation with Glory Denied Stage Director Sarah Meyers

More 2021 Season Videos

OperaLens 21-6:

The Importance of a Concertmaster, with BOF Concertmaster Charles Stegeman

OperaLens 21-5:

Hair, Make-up and Mask Design with Beckie Kravetz

OperaLens 21-8:  With Choristers Kalia Kellogg and Schauntice Shepard

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OperaLens 21-3:  Board Talk with Abi Rollins,

Vira Slywotzky, and Tom Fynan

OperaLens 21-2:

BOF Costume Design with Charles Caine

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OperaLens 21-1:

A Conversation with Glory Denied Stage Director Sarah Meyers

Previous Season Artist Interviews

Get a behind-the-scenes peek at our talented artists, learn about their amazing careers, and catch a glimpse of our wonderful productions.

2020:  From the Cast and Orchestra of Mozart's Don Giovanni 


See our interview with soprano Laura Wilde in anticipation of her performance as Donna Anna.


See our interview with bass-baritone André Courville, who sings the title role of Don Giovanni.

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See our interview with Erik Anstine  in anticipation of his performance as Leporello.

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See our interview with soprano Joanna Latini  in anticipation of her performance as Donna Elvira.




See our interview with

bassoonist Zachary Feingold as he talks about the intricacies of performing for opera.

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See our interview with tenor Joshua Blue as he talks about preparing for a role in opera.

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Watch as Artistic Director Brian Garman and legendary bass-baritone John Cheek discuss John's amazing career and his experience with some of the greatest opera singers of the 20th century.

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A Double Interview!

Enjoy a conversation with Artistic Director Brian Garman as he discusses opera with Soprano Natalia Santaliz and Baritone Brian James Myer.