The Sitdown with LB

Larry Brownlee is back with Inside the Industry, a new installment of his acclaimed Facebook Live series The Sitdown with LB, this time focusing on an unfiltered and honest look inside the opera industry. With each discussion centering on a different part of the industry, ranging from General Directors to Management to PR to Media & Critics and more, Brownlee will speak to some of the top names in the industry, including Diane Zola (Metropolitan Opera), Francesca Zambello (Glimmerglass and Washington National Opera),  Anthony Tommasini (The New York Times), Matthew Horner (IMG Artists), and more.

Upcoming Episodes

The Sitdown with LB: Inside the Industry

March 8, 7PM ET - Casting Directors
Featuring Diane Zola (The Metropolitan Opera) and Joshua Winograde (Los Angeles Opera)

March 11, 7PM ET - Young Artist Programs
Featuring Markus Beam (San Francisco Opera Center) and Dan Novak (Ryan Opera Center)

Previous "Inside the Industry" Episodes

Episode 27: Artist Managers & Agents - Matthew Horner and Alex Fletcher

Episode 26: Critics, Journalists, & Editors- F. Paul Driscoll, Anthony Tommasini, & David Shengold

Episode 25: Public Relations and Social Media- Andrew Ousley and Frank Luzi

Episode 24: General Directors - Francesca Zambello and David Devan

Masters of Rossini

All Episodes

Episode 23: Michael Spyres (Special Album Launch Preview)

Episode 22: Gregory Kunde

Episode 21: Stanford Olsen

Episode 20: Chris Merritt

Episode 19: Bruce Ford

The Sitdown

All Episodes

Episode 18: Arthur Woodley

Episode 17: Florence Quivar

Episode 16: Simon Estes


Episode 15: Roberta Alexander


Episode 14: Mark Rucker

Episode 13: Martina Arroyo

Episode 12: Denyce Graves

Episode 11: Pretty Yende

Episode 10: Harolyn Blackwell

Episode 9: Vinson Cole

Episode 8: Janai Brugger

Episode 7: Levy Sekgapane

Episode 6: J'Nai Bridges

Episode 5: Soloman Howard

Episode 4: Latonia Moore

Episode 3: Will Liverman

Episode 2: George Shirley

Episode 1: Angel Blue