Leah Edwards wants to change your mind about opera

June 2, 2021

When you think of opera, what comes to mind? Shawshank Redemption’s Andy Dufresne playing a piece from The Marriage Of Figaro over the prison loudspeakers? Elmer Fudd singing “Kill The Wabbit!’ while hunting Bugs Bunny? Adam Sandler’s Opera Man character singing the news on Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update?

As a soprano, Leah Edwards is familiar with opera’s place in pop culture. She’s also aware of how easily it is dismissed.

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