I was reprising the role of Belinda and got to sing opposite Fiona Campbell! It was pretty exciting! And of course she made me cry every time with Dido’s Lament. Gaaaaaaaaaaah!
I wasn’t quite sure what was going on. But I was amused.
Kenneth Weiss, our musical director, is a professor at both Julliard and the Paris National Conservatoire as well as a respected performer and conductor. Most of all, he was just the kindest and most encouraging of mentors, and it was a great honour to work with him. You could see how much experience he has with boisterous young performers! It was a great atmosphere.
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The performances were recorded by ABC Classic FM for broadcast sometime in the future. I am looking forward to hearing it at some point. Happy New Year, everyone!