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Opera Singer Paul Groves Profile (2019)

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: 2019-08-16

Duration: 00:06:17

Subjects: Groves, Paul (Tenor) | Opera | Music


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Williams, Natasha Host
  • Groves, Paul Interviewee
  • Grayson, Robert Interviewee
  • Colaneri, Joseph Interviewee


This segment from the August 16, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Tika Laudun’s profile of Paul Groves, a world renowned opera singer from Lake Charles. He discusses: his musical family; studying opera at LSU with Robert Grayson and Martina Arroyo; moving to New York to attend the Julliard Opera program; his debut at the Metropolitan Opera; his love for opera as an art form; moving back to Louisiana; and his passion for fishing. Laudun also interviews Robert Grayson and Joseph Colaneri, the conductor at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Hosts: Andre Moreau and Natasha Williams