Our very own Martina Arroyo was interviewed recently by Cheryl Wills of Time Warner Cable News. Continue reading below to see the article, and click here to view the interview.
Way to Go, Martina!
Opera Legend Martina Arroyo Helps Others Raise the Bar
By Cheryl Wills, TWC News
In Martina Arroyo's hey day in the 1960s and 70s, her voice soared and her tone was rich. To hear her speak at age 77, not much has changed.
"New York is home. I love Paris and many other cities of the world to stay for a while but I've gotta come back to New York," says Arroyo.
Arroyo is a dyed in the wool New Yorker. Raised on the streets of Harlem to a black mother and Puerto Rican father Arroyo never forgot her humble roots, even as her illustrious career took her around the globe.
President Barack Obama and the nation paid tribute to the grand dame who helped break down racial barriers in the opera world at the Kennedy Center Honors last year. Click here to read more.