Top gear: Soprano sings Alfa Romeo’s Guilietta

Top gear: Soprano sings Alfa Romeo’s Guilietta


norman lebrecht

June 15, 2015

They said it couldn’t be done.

They said no opera singer could imitate a high performance car at top heat.

Well, she can.

You saw it here first.

The soprano has not been named by the Australian makers of the advertisement. Can anyone name her?

alfa romeo soprano


  • norman lebrecht says:

    Amazing, John, the stuff you carry in your head!

  • Anon says:

    Ali McGregor. Credited on screen 36secs in.

  • Ks. Cristopher Robson says:

    I thought this was a rather more exciting thing to do – a professional session choir actually creating the sounds so well it could almost be real. When I first heard a pre-release sound recording of this I laughed my head off, it was just so brilliantly executed. Enjoy!