JDCMB is Jessica Duchen's Classical Music Blog. Music & writing, with CHOCOLATE AND SILVER, in London, UK. Author & journalist JD writes for The Independent.
Sunday, May 06, 2012
Marilyn, Marie and me: meet Laura Aikin
My interview with the exciting American soprano Laura Aikin 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.