I was too fat, too old, for operaOpera
‘At 36, I had no repertoire, no agent, no-one who wanted to hear me,’ says Anna Pirozzi, who’s singing Abigaille this summer in Verdi’s Nabucco at the Arena di Verona.
Then she auditioned for Riccardo Muti.
He said: ‘but she is good. Where has she been until now ?’
Anna replied: ‘Maestro, I was waiting for you to call me.
Full interview in Corriere, here.