Brief Encounter with... German tenor Endrik Wottrich
By Keith McDonnell · 30 Oct 2013 · London
Who or what was the biggest musical influence in your life? I grew up in a family where my mother played the piano and made me join the church choir as a child. I decided at a young age that I would ...
Brief Encounter with...Australian baritone Duncan Rock
Who or what was the biggest musical influence in your life?I have had several strong influences. Initially it was the recordings of Bryn Terfel. Growing up in Western Australia I didn't have ...
Brief Encounter with... South African baritone Jacques Imbrailo
Who or what was the biggest musical influence in your life?I'd say that there have been two major influences. The first was the time I spent at the Drakensberg Boys Choir School in South ...
Brief Encounter with... American tenor Charles Castronovo
Charles Castronovo as Ruggero© Catherine Ashmore Who or what was the biggest musical influence in your life?What truly made me want to perform in the first place was Led Zeppelin. I ...
Growing in Stuttgart - an interview with baritone Ronan Collett
Baritone Ronan Collett was born in Norfolk and received his musical education in the UK, at Cambridge and the Royal Academy of Music, benefiting from a number of bursaries and awards, before ...
WOS Radio: Catherine Malfitano Discusses ENO Tosca
By Editorial Staff · 11 May 2010 · London
She was the Tosca who played live to an audience of one billion in 107 countries; she is the director of English National Opera's new staging of the opera they once dubbed Puccini's "shabby little ...
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