PARMA recently had the chance to catch up with American mezzo-soprano Megan Ihnen. Megan is recognized for her colorfully rich tone, powerful performance skills, and insightful musicianship. Her diverse repertoire ranges from Brahms, Schubert, and Handel to the modern sounds of Crumb, Cage, and the most up-and-coming composers of her generation.

Megan’s interpretations of modern and contemporary repertoire have garnered growing acclaim. She is particularly recognized as an excellent recitalist. In this interview, we discussed her introduction into the world of performance and contemporary music, what it means to her to be an advocate for contemporary music and composers, and more. We hope you enjoy this conversation.

Thank you to Megan for taking time to speak with us!

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