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Opera Singer Robert Grayson Profile (1992)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1992-07-24

Duration: 00:05:30

Subjects: Grayson, Robert (Singer) | Music | Opera


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Grayson, Robert Interviewee
  • Weyend, Marlene Interviewee


This segment from the July 24, 1992, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Arcie Chapa’s profile of opera singer Robert Grayson, a tenor with the New York City Opera and the chairman of vocal arts at LSU. He discusses: the efforts to cultivate an opera audience in Louisiana; the upcoming benefit concert for the Baton Rouge Opera and LSU Opera; and his love of teaching. Chapa also interviews Marlene Weyend, the president of Baton Rouge Opera. Host: Robert Collins