Just like people, vocal cords come in all different shapes and sizes. Our voice types are what they are, and there’s nothing we can do to change them. For opera singers, a long and healthy singing life is the goal, and one of the biggest vocal killers is singing the wrong repertoire (or fach). … More Are You a Tenor or a Baritone?
This week I debut my 50th role as Athanaël in Thaïs. Before I enter any final week of rehearsals (or tech week) of a vocally substantial role, I do this one thing in order to sing my best. Lots of opera singers knowingly do this, but there’s a real science and necessity to it and … More What Every Opera Singer Needs Before Opening Night