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How an Opera Singer Found His Voice

Baritone Reginald Smith, Jr. performs in the Houston Grand Opera and talks about how he decided to pursue singing professionally. He says he saw an opera as a young man and thought: “Everyone dies in this thing. I kind of like it.”

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Baritone Reginald Smith, Jr. performs in the Houston Grand Opera and talks about how he decided to pursue singing professionally. He says he saw an opera as a young man and thought: “Everyone dies in this thing. I kind of like it.”

Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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