The all-conquering young American soprano tells its straight to Zsolt Bognar in his latest edition of Living the Classical Life, shown first on Slipped Disc.
Nadine says it’s her Portuguese mother who keeps her grounded.
‘I was always told the truth in a very forceful way… I always text her in the break and ask her, how did I do? And I know she’ll tell me the truth. And when she does tell me, “actually, it was terrible,” it humbles me and I accept the fact that next time I’ll try to be less terrible.’