April 25, 2007 12:52am
Savanna Samson Opera Commentator
Source: Vivid PR
by: Company Press Release
(NEW YORK, NY) -- In what is believed to be a first-ever occurrence, an adult superstar, Vivid Girl Savanna Samson, will be a commentator on a highly promoted series on the opera "Tristan und Isolde" on WNYC Radio, 93.9 FM in New York, the largest public radio station in the country. The interview will also be streamed live at www.wnyc.org.
Ms. Samson is a contract actress with Vivid Entertainment, the world’s leading adult film company. She will appear on "The Tristan Mysteries" program on Thursday May 3rd (7:30-8:30 p.m., WNYC 93.9 Fm) the title of her segment is "The Sexual Mystery: What Can you Hear in the Music?" the Tristan Mysteries coincides with the Lincoln Center production of the opera opening May 2nd.
Ms. Samson, who began her career as a ballerina and is an opera aficionado, is a life-long Wagner fan. She is a multi-award winning actress who also started her own wine company and her first vintage,Sogno Uno, attracted world wide media attention and received 91 points from top wine critic Robert M. Parker. The New York Post recently reported that she signed a recording contract with Koch Records and that her first album will be out in September of this year.
Other participants in the WNYC series include famed playwright Terrance McNally, anthropologist Helen Fisher, choreographer Mark Morris and video artist Bill Viola, who created the Tristan Project.
According to WNYC "The Tristan Mysteries" is a "week long multi-media immersion into Wagner’s timeless opera, which permanently altered the terrain of Western culture. The series will offer opera buffs and novices alike an unprecedented, multi-platform opportunity to immerse themselves in all-things-Tristan through radio broadcasts to be broadcast April 28th through May 4th during the acclaimed "Evening Music" program, material prepared exclusively for www.wnyc.org, and a 24/7 feature on Wagner and his musical progeny on WNYC2, the station’s Hd channel and online classical music stream."
"I love opera and enjoy going to the Met whenever my schedule permits," said Ms. Samson. "I think I’m in a unique position to discuss the sensual aspects of the "Tristan und Isolde" characters and of opera in general," she noted.
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