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Shostakovich’s favourite tenor

Who was Shostakovich’s favourite tenor in the role of Zinovy, in his opera, Katerina Ismailova? Which world famous tenor urinated – unintentionally – on his dresser? And who did the world famous soprano, Marilyn Horne, ask to play with her breasts one day on the Covent Garden stage?   The answers – along [...]

By | March 23rd, 2012|Categories: Miscellaneous, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , , , , , , |2 Comments

Secrets of singing revealed by e-book

All football or rugby supporters appear to have strong views on who should ‘manage’ and who should ‘captain’ their team. Evidence, over time, from these sporting worlds suggests that very few ‘great players’ go on to make ‘great managers’. Instead, most of the successful managers weren’t outstanding players. The good player, or performer, needs [...]

By | December 22nd, 2011|Categories: Lifestyle, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments