From Whitney Houston to Leontyne Price, from Steven Spielberg to Giuseppe Verdi – rising opera star J’Nai Bridges reveals what makes her tick.
Q&A in italiano When did you start dancing? I started dancing when I was four. Why did you start dancing? My uncle was a dancer and ran a ballet school, so I’m sure that I began dancing because I was curious about his world. Also, I had slight scoliosis and was told I should try […]
Q&A in italiano When did you start singing? My first performance was when I was three years old, then when I was five I started my musical training, and at six I recorded my first CD featuring twelve children’s songs. Why did you start singing? I started to sing because I heard children singing in […]
Q&A When did you start dancing? I was 8 years old. It was a normal day when my sister’s teacher, Wasil Tupin, saw me at the door. I was enjoying the music and watching my sister dance to the rhythm, and he invited me to come to class the next day. Why did you start dancing? […]
Q&A When did you start singing? I always sang. My mother told me that I sang even before I talked. I also cannot remember a time when I didn’t sing. Why did you start singing? It has been the most natural thing in the world for me to sing. I always enjoyed it. I liked […]
Sound designer and sound effects editor Frank Edward Warner, who won an Oscar for his sound editing work on “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” died of natural causes in Arizona, on August 31. He was 85. Warner said that “sound is like music that gives us the emotion that the writer intended.” In 1966, […]