From Troubled Teenager to Opera Star
Ryan Speedo Green went from juvenile detention to the stage of the Metropolitan Opera.
American Ryan Speedo Green went from a troubled childhood in juvenile detention to becoming an opera singer performing all over the world. He tells Matthew Bannister how his life changed after he saw an African-American opera star singing the lead role in Carmen when he was just fifteen years old.
Image: Ryan Speedo Green as Colline in Puccini's La Bohème
Credit: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera