American tenor Ben Bliss is a 2016 recipient of the Martin E. Segal award at Lincoln Center, awarded by the Metropolitan Opera. He was also the recipient of the Mozart and Plácido Domingo awards at the 2015 Francisco Viñas International Competition in Barcelona, receiving 2nd place overall, first prize in the 2014 Gerda Lissner and Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation competitions, as well as a Sara Tucker and Sullivan Foundation grant. Mr. Bliss is also the 2013 Operalia Don Plácido Domingo Sr. Zarzuela prizewinner. Mr Bliss is also the co-founder of classical arts production company Mise-En-Scène Studios (MESS NYC).
20 January 2019 | 51 mins 3 secs
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Ben Bliss chats about his transition from Hollywood production to the Met stage, about tenacity, and the importance of knowing when to pivot.