Synopsis by Forrest Spencer
This definitive video profiles one of opera's most popular divas, Barbara Hendricks. This 47-minute video takes a look at the life of this Arkansas native, who completed studies at the University of Nebraska with a bachelor's degree in mathematics and chemistry, then later studied at the Julliard School of Music in the late '60s and early '70s. She made her operatic debut in San Francisco in 1976 and has been a rising star ever since. This video examines Barbara Hendricks' life and world travels, and includes excerpts of her performances and rehearsals from Der Rosenkavalier, The Marriage of Figaro, and Rigoletto.
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