It's no secret that Opera people are just like the rest of us, only more so. Voce d´Angelo: Renata Tebaldi
In this most dangerous of all art forms, so many elements are involved: acting, dancing, directing, designing, singing, and playing; so many things to go wrong. The miracle is that it succeeds as often as it does.
~Raymond Leppard, Conductor
La Divina: Maria Callas
Caruso: "Maestro, the orchestra is too loud. My public can't hear me."
Toscanini: "Caruso, I did you a favor."
Puccini: "Boys, Boys! Don't fight."
The Great Caruso
Why should be elite, music? Excuse me. Music must be for everybody.
The Incomparable Pavarotti