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Matthew Polenzani: Beyond "Park and Bark"

Clip: Season 39 Episode 1 | 1m 31s

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.

Aired: 01/10/14

Expired: 01/10/17

Rating: NR

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