Jessica Duchen's Classical Music & Ballet Blog. Novelist/journalist JD writes for The Independent, London. JDCMB contains sugar, spice and ginger, but is currently gluten-free.
Sunday, May 06, 2012
Marilyn, Marie and me: meet Laura Aikin
My interview with the exciting American soprano Laura Aikin (left) is the cover feature for this month's OPERA NEWS magazine in New York.
What's it like to create a new operatic portrait of Marilyn Monroe? How do you tackle a challenge as hefty as Marie in Bernd Alois Zimmermann's Die Soldaten? And just how much of a kick do you get out of being Berg's Lulu? Read all about it here.