Mezzo-soprano Amanda Crider loves performing contemporary works. That’s probably why she holds operas such as Persona close to her heart. In the two years since she premiered the piece, her own life experiences have added grit to her understanding of the troubled nurse Alma, and she looks forward to elevating her interpretation in Los Angeles.
Amanda Crider as Alma and Lacey Dorn as Elisabet in a scene from LA Opera’s 2017 production of “Persona.” (Photo: Larry Ho)
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