|In opera, trombone used for character or scene description||00h:00m:37s|
|Britten's Peter Grimes - violence of storm scene||00h:00m:46s|
|Wagner's Lohengrin - sacred or holy character||00h:01m:18s|
|Wagner's Die Walküre - goddesses on flying horses returning to Valhalla||00h:02m:35s|
|Puccini's Tosca - evil, unjust action against Cavaradossi||00h:03m:49s|
|Verdi's Otello - anger and madness of Otello||00h:04m:30s|
NWS trombone fellow Douglas Rosenthal talks about the role of the trombone in opera
Douglas Rosenthal is currently Assistant Principal Trombone of the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. He previously was a Fellow with the New World Symphony. Mr. Rosenthal received a Bachelor of Music from Northwestern University, studying with Michael Mulcahy.