The Score: A MN Opera Podcast

News and commentary about opera and classical music seen through an anti-racist and anti-oppressive lens


Episode 51

Published on:

22nd Mar, 2023

Episode 50

Published on:

8th Mar, 2023

Episode 49

Published on:

22nd Feb, 2023

Episode 48

Published on:

8th Feb, 2023

Episode 47

Published on:

25th Jan, 2023

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About the Podcast

The Score
News and commentary about opera, classical music, and pop culture seen through an antiracist and anti-oppressive lens
It's time to put opera on game! Hosts Lee Bynum, Paige Reynolds, and Rocky Jones are three Black and queer artists, pop culture aficionados, and arts administrators at Minnesota Opera, who are working every day to bring more diversity, equity, and inclusivity into opera and classical music. The Score is their provocative, thoughtful, and humorous commentary on the industry's past, present, and future, as seen through an anti-racist and anti-oppressive lens. Each episode features a variety of stories from a variety of perspectives that bring People of the Global Majority, queer, trans and nonbinary folks, and everyone else into the discussion of ownership over and access to the art form. From the opera house to the statehouse to your house, each episode will amplify the voices of those in the field who are pushing the boundaries of what opera is, who it is for, and how it can transform us and our communities. New episodes come out every other Wednesday!