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Coronaclassical 24: Into the Post-Covid World

“This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” Continue reading

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Giving It Away: Classical Music in Lockdown and other fairytales

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Summer opera? Pray for rain.

You shouldn’t get too downhearted if the weather is gloomy – you might well end up getting better singing as a result. Continue reading

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Wagner: Don’t bump into the furniture

er-Z-o-G- ich euch -K-ühn, -Z-um -K-ampfe -Z-u -Z-ieh’n, -SCH-u-F- ich die -H-e-R–Z-en euch -H-a-R–T- und -SCH-a-R–F-, dass ihr -W-ilde-N- -N-u-N- -W-ei-N-T u-N-D- -GR-ei-N-T, we-NN- -M-ei-N- -GR-i-MM- eine -TR-eulose s-TR-af-T-? Continue reading

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Pursuing Goals: Marcus Geduld on Acting

“You need only three things: voice, voice, and more voice!” Continue reading

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

I can’t imagine that a marathon runner would prepare for a race by running two marathons the day before. 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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Tap Break

This is a profession where, by necessity, we are judged on a daily basis; sometimes, if we’re fortunate, with sympathy and compassion, but also often with cold and abrupt harshness. Continue reading

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