Monthly Archives: March 2015

In defence of singers – Schmopera on auditions

Schmopera: “But young singers are getting frightfully used to assuming their opinions are worth the least, which is just tragic when you consider that the singer’s job is to pull the whole damn thing off.” Continue reading

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I want to be an opera singer: should I be online?

“Social media in general is a long piece of rope with which some people will not be able to resist hanging themselves.” Continue reading

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Just drawn that way

“At the curtain call, on my appearance the audience spontaneously and unanimously lets out a deafening, emphatic, visceral boo. It is utterly exhilarating.” Continue reading

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