Viswa Subbaraman

Opera and Orchestra Conductor

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Mr. Subbaraman Goes to Washington (Part 2)

After slogging away and sacrificing to build Opera Vista with no sense of where my life was going, my father’s son was invited to the White House. How can you put those feelings in words? I feel about as blessed as one person could feel.

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Mr. Subbaraman Goes to Washington (Part 1)

I kept thinking that my father had landed in the US in the early 1970s with $7 in his pocket, and his son was going to the White House. (It seems that EVERY Indian came with $7 in their pocket back in the day. I used to think it was a tall tale, but it was actually confirmed by my grandmother before she passed away).

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