What's the Big Idea?, by Jessye Norman

In the Aspen Ideas Festival Opening, opera superstar Jessye Norman speaks (and sings) about the necessity of arts in our lives, and the importance of fantasy.

Speakers: Jessye Norman
Festival: 2007

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