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Video Published: 17 Oct 2018

Ryan Speedo Green in Conversation

Meet bass-baritone Ryan Speedo Green as he recounts milestones in his journey to the world’s greatest stages.

Originally recorded on October 17, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at OPERA America's National Opera Center in New York City as part of OPERA America Onstage.

About Ryan Speedo Green

In the 2018–2019 season, bass-baritone Ryan Speedo Green returns to the Metropolitan Opera to sing the King in Aida and to the Wiener Staatsoper for roles including Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte, Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Der Einarmige in Die Frau ohne Schatten and Lodovico in Otello. Orchestral engagements include Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony at the Ravinia Festival, a debut with the Mostly Mozart Festival singing Mozart’s Requiem, a debut with Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center for Haydn’s Seven Last Words with the Orion String Quartet, and a recital at the Terrace Theater at the Kennedy Center. Green is the subject of the New York Times best-selling book Sing for Your Life: A Story of Race, Music and Family by Daniel Bergner.

OPERA America Onstage is supported in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and by grants from the Amphion Foundation and the Aaron Copland Fund for Music.