Puccini’s Tosca has a great entrance, a fabulous exit and a fine aria in between, in which she sings of living for her art. There isn’t a soprano out there who doesn’t dream of singing the part of the doomed diva.
Even a dog can’t run away with the show when Roberto Alagna is on stage. As the sweetly silly farmhand in “L’Elisir d’Amore,” now at London’s Royal Opera House, the tenor hogs the limelight with his seductive voice and athletic belly flops.
Nov. 27 (Bloomberg) -- French-Sicilian tenor Roberto Alagna recalls his beginnings as a cabaret singer in Paris, his relationship with Luciano Pavarotti and the prospects for his career. He spoke Nov. 9 with Bloomberg's Farah Nayeri in London. (Source: Bloomberg)