Monthly Archives: August 2013

that sense of awe · joyce didonato interviews janet baker

What a perfect way to start this blog! Two of my favorite singers talk about opera, characters, acting (being a character versus acting!), text and music..

your interpretation of something is you.. bound by the score, but what you’ve discovered from life, and what affects you deeply is this triggering thing that connects with something you know and have felt, and makes either [a] character in an opera or a song deeply deeply personal while still being faithful to the words and music