Roberto Alagna: ‘I’m so happy….’

Roberto Alagna: ‘I’m so happy….’


norman lebrecht

November 11, 2013

A career of displaying domestic bliss is hard to shake off. For two decades, the tenor told the world how happy he was with the Rumanian soprano Angela Gheorghiu. Now, he’s happier than ever with his pregnant girlfriend, the Polish soprano Aleksandra Kurzak.

“Fifty is much easier,” he tells AFP. “I feel on form. Perhaps the story of new happiness, the fact that I’m waiting for a baby. I feel a sort of second youth and a calmness,” he said. “It’s a new start.” Happiness is….. (fill in your own definition).



  • Mahlerman says:

    Happiness is a cigar called Hamlet

  • Derek Bermel says:

    … a warm gun?

  • The ten foot pole won’t touch this one either.

  • Screen name says:

    As Woody Allen said: the trouble with happiness is that it can’t buy you money.

  • Barbirollians says:

    Well I am delighted for them . They had terrific chemistry in Covent Garden’s L ‘Elisir d’Amore last autumn and he sang far better than i had heard him for ages. The very best of luck to them . It should not be forgotten that he also lost his first wife very young to cancer .

  • cabbagejuice says:

    Happiness is not cracking on high notes.