Steven's encore was Chonguri by Sulkhan Tsintsadze for all you encore nerds out there. 20 points if you knew that already.
Mezzo-soprano Stéphanie d’Oustrac joins us on 3 June for Queens, Heroines and Ladykillers: A Tribute to Lorraine Hunt Lieberson. Here she goes up against the clock in our speed interview…
Which mobile number do you call the most?
What – or where – is perfection?
In Nature, or in my child but don’t tell her!
Who is your favourite hero from fiction (book/comic/film/opera) – and why?
It changes every time.
What’s your favourite ritual?
I have none.
Which living person do you most admire (and why)?
My husband for supporting our life.
What other talent or skill would you like to possess?
The Gift of ubiquity…
What is the most important lesson life has taught you?
Nothing can destroy your dream.
What is the most played piece of music on your MP3 player or in your CD collection?
A daughter’s song.
What makes this concert different from others you have been involved with?
I like this job so much that I ‘m always excited to be on stage and giving pleasure to others, I hope …