Mezzo-soprano Delores Ziegler’s mega career has spanned decades, opera houses, continents, and recordings, both on CD and film. After 14 years under contract in Germany, Ziegler returned to the U.S. where she expanded her career to include university voice professor. She has spent the last six summers teaching at Oberlin in Italy. Find out what it was like singing in Germany, what Ziegler’s teaching philosophies are now, what advice she has for learning to work with conductors, and much more in this exclusive interview.
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