Simone Kermes, coloratura soprano

Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? A dream – I was 5 years old – in my dream I was standing on a big stage – an opera stage – and I sang – OPERA – I was shocked because I wanted to be a ROCK STAR! Who or what…

Jonathan Cilia Faro, singer

Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? In 1993 a Nun noticed my attraction and natural talent for using the piano, after that I started learning the art of piano from Carmela e Gianfranco Chessari, my first piano teachers. My passion started growing so fast and strong I wanted to learn…

Susie Georgiadis, soprano

I would say that true success is being able to do this job with dedication and curiosity; always trying to tell people something new through this form of art, respecting the composers’ wishes too but putting your soul into everything you do. Being able to do this is what I think we call success.

Gabriella Di Laccio, soprano

For me, concerts venues are all about the audience and the energy that happens. It can be someone’s living room or the Wigmore Hall; nothing beats the magical feeling of real communication through music.

Camille Maalawy, mezzo-soprano

I have not followed an orthodox career, but have been lucky enough to be part of new and exciting works, often exploring the fusion between Arabic and western classical music.

Thomas Elwin, tenor

I think it is important not to imitate. Why be a Chinese whisper of someone else when you can have you own voice.