One needs to approach music with an open mind. Do something outside of music too to stay grounded and humble and to not be voluntarily confined to an echo chamber such as conservatoire.
Tag: interviews with singers
Sharon Azrieli, soprano
The biggest thrill of my life was making my Carnegie Hall debut with the Fauré Requiem; the sound of that hall is just incredible! I have sung there three times in different contexts, and it’s not only beautiful, it’s historic. The energy you feel looking out at the loges from the stage of the Isaac Stern Auditorium is just awe inspiring.
Elizabeth Llewellyn, soprano
If my audience is moved, entertained, challenged, provoked, consoled, informed, inspired – or any combination of the above – then I feel I have been successful in doing my job.
Channa Malkin, soprano
One of the biggest challenges we face as performers is to find our unique and authentic artistic voice.
Hamish McLaren, countertenor
the more I can engage with audiences, and ideally introduce them to more obscure repertoire, the more successful I feel
Margaret Marshall OBE, soprano
It is the music that provides the inspiration. I have always felt incredibly fortunate that I had the opportunity to sing this wonderful music.