Tags » Opera Singer

Disrespect and subtle bullying in the singer community

I’ve refrained from posting this for several years.  Yes, I’ve sat on this for that long.  I think – yes, it’s been a long enough time since the event, and I’ve spent just enough time around opera type singers to know this sort of thing continues in myriad guises. 612 more words

Notions About Performing

Singing Opera is like Formula One Racing

High-performance Sport – Opera Singing“, (u-tube promotional video)  – Dr. Kürsten, ears, nose, throat doctor to the Vienna State Opera stars, compares an opera singer to a formula one race car – made of biological materials. 497 more words


An Interview With Judith Howarth - International Soprano

Whilst in rehearsals for Jonathan Dove’s Opera ‘A Walk from the Garden’ with Scottish Opera I’m grateful to be receiving professional coaching from Judith Howarth… 1,343 more words

Charlotte Hoather

saturday (tuna) steak

1 tuna steak
1 broccoli head (chopped)

I was craving steak and chips baaaaaadly this week. Must have been something to do with watching a friend devour his in a restaurant whilst I picked at a salad, scowling. 172 more words

Acid Reflux

World War I – Behind Enemy Lines – The Drummond Sisters- Postscript

In the beginning the Drummond sisters were happy to be in ‘good old England’. They were also able to visit their older brother Dugald Drummond, when he was in hospital in London. 474 more words

Behind Enemy Lines

Anne Sofie von Otter still looking for new musical worlds to conquer

This article was published on the Chicago Classical Review, January 5, 2015.

“I have copious amounts of energy,” said Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter during a recent phone interview from her home in the Swedish countryside, “And I’m very thankful for that asset.” The answer comes in response to the question of how the celebrated singer, verging on 60, continues to stay in demand, while maintaining a a seemingly tireless performance schedule as diverse as it is ambitious. 1,162 more words


Quando M'en Vo - La Boheme - Puccini

The song Quando M’en Vo is also known as Musetta’s Waltz and comes from the second act of “La Bohème”.

The opera is based on the novel ‘Scènes de la vie de bohème ‘ by Henri Murger. 728 more words

Charlotte Hoather