Guess my job

Guess my job


norman lebrecht

June 08, 2021

Answer tomorrow.

UPDATE: Counter-tenor.

Jakub Józef Orliński.



  • Bone says:

    Professional terrible dresser?

  • Stuart says:

    A very oddly dressed countertenor.

  • Nick Schleppend says:

    Polski Kontratenor

  • V.Lind says:

    Leader of the latest minority group The Colourblind Orchestra?

  • Akutagawa says:

    Instagram influencer, world class prick tease, and walking paint sample model

  • Nick Schleppend says:

    Breakdancing Countertenor.

  • FrauGeigerin says:

    Circus clown?

  • andrew says:

    Conductor? Dressed like he’s a podium peacock, anyway.

  • MusicBear88 says:

    Countertenor with something very interesting to say sartorially speaking.

  • sam says:

    Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

    He is actually named after both father AND son:

    Jakub Józef Orliński

    So it’s only fitting (no pun intended) that he gave himself the Biblical many colored coat.

  • John Borstlap says:

    Diversity Officer at a symphony orchestra whose task is to explain to failed auditioners that the results have nothing to do with colour.

  • Hmus says:

    Stained glass window salesman?

  • Dreamer_49 says:

    Excellent counter tenor and breakdancer

  • Fred Funk says:

    A viola player with a terrible wardrobe.

  • fflambeau says:

    Artistic dress advisor to symphonies.

  • Sam says:

    Carnival barker?

  • Puff says:

    Phenomenal countertenor and breakdancer.

  • Ricardo says:

    Janitor for the RAH (Royal Academy of Harlequins)?

  • ThrownOutOfTheKremlinForSinging says:

    Lyric/baroque tenor? (Looks like Ian Bostridge.)

  • ThrownOutOfTheKremlinForSinging says:

    Interpreter of dreams? (Joseph, wearing the Blazer of Many Color)

  • Sean says:

    Marvellous countertenor not dressed like a stuffed penguin.

  • A proper singer says:


    Countertenor – Yup, I was right.