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Opera Louisiane’s Ulysses (2017)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-01-20

Duration: 00:07:09

Subjects: Opera Louisiane | Music | Opera | Gospel Music | Rhythm and blues music


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Dailey, Patrick Performer
  • Quagliata, Elise Performer
  • Clement, Leanne Interviewee
  • Borowitz, Michael Interviewee
  • Griffin, Ivan Interviewee


This segment from the January 20, 2017, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s preview of Opera Louisiane’s tenth anniversary production of “Ulysses: An American Mythology,” a show that marries a traditional baroque opera with modern rhythm and blues and gospel sounds. She interviews: Leanne Clement, the director of Opera Louisiane; Michael Borowitz, the artistic director of Opera Louisiane; and Ivan Griffin, the bass baritone portraying Ulysses. Host: James Fox-Smith