The German tenor is at Carnegie Hall tomorrow, singing Schubert’s Schöne Müllerin.
He discusses recent cancellations in an interview with the AP, saying he refuses live a sheltered life just to conserve the voice.
‘There was a generation of singers that dedicated their lives, at least it seemed that would be the case, to the art and they couldn’t do anything but — they would never go to do sports, they would never go outside if the temperatures are too low. They would forget what life is about, and if you don’t know that, you have nothing to tell on stage.’
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