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Born: 1955-04-10
Profession: Musician
Nation: English
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I do hope that our spring will be starting shortly and we will all be able to enjoy some sunshine again.

Tags: Enjoy, Hope, Sunshine

Music is there to access those dark emotional corners that we don't normally get too close to.

Tags: Dark, Emotional, Music

That was when I realised that music is the most profound, magical form of communication there is.

Tags: Magical, Music, Profound

And woven into the fabric of this harsh existence was music.

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I do a lot of vocal hygiene.

Tags: Hygiene, Vocal

I don't just come from a musical family, but from a musical community.

Tags: Community, Family, Musical

I don't think I have ever met a single person who isn't moved by music of some kind.

Tags: Moved, Music, Single

I saw The Sound of Music when I was 10 and thought that it was the most beautiful singing I had ever heard.

Tags: Beautiful, Music, Thought

I would just like to say that opera is no longer about fat people in breastplates shattering wine glasses.

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I'm engaging my diaphragm as I'm speaking to you right now.

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I'm very pro presenting the best music I can to the widest audience possible.

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Nobody inspired me more than Julie Andrews, who is a classically trained soprano herself.

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Opera is credible drama now, and it costs less than going to a football match. What have you got to lose?

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Singing is an arduous business and it needs sacrifices.

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The musical heritage of Yorkshire is deep and wide.

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There are a lot of unseen elements to having a successful singing career.

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To tell you the truth, I never listen to opera at home.

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As far as I was concerned the important thing was that the music was getting the attention as well as me so it was always a great way to get more of the public to connect with classical music, and opera particularly.

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I performed in Sydney some years ago for the Sydney Festival and I am just so pleased to be returning to the wonderful Sydney Opera House and also performing in Melbourne for the first time.

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I wouldn't want to criticise someone like Charlotte Church because she has done fantastically well, but personally I've always cared about the long term.

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It worries me that young singers think you can shortcut the training and go straight to fame and fortune, and programmes like Pop Idol have encouraged that.

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One of the problems that we face through the media attention that these artists receive is that there has been an awful lot of talk about opera and classical music being elite and being for an elitist group.

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What people really should be able to be confident in is that the standards of music- making that classically trained musicians present is elite, it is the best and all of us as artists should be committed to that.

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However, the radio and national media depend much more on the hype from a good record label, and from a ' buzz ' about a band, then from just one or two good shows. There are a lot of artists that have a ton of good press going for them, and still do not make it big in the US.

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I have been firming up and making changes in my roster for 2001. This needs to be done from now and then, to make sure what you are booking is working, and to keep a balance in your roster that works.

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If we get a few solid festival shows then I will have no problem booking the lads for as many quality club shows around them to make a nice tour come together.

Tags: Nice, Problem, Together