‘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: Corriere della Sera

Norman Lebracht
13 Agosto 2021
Articolo originale: SLIPPEDISC – I was too fat, too old, for opera