Cecilia Bartoli Best Quotes

Cecilia Bartoli, Cavaliere OMRI is an Italian coloratura mezzo-soprano opera singer and recitalist. She is best known for her interpretations of the music of Mozart and Rossini, as well as for her … Enjoy Cecilia Bartoli’s best quotes below.

Cecilia Bartoli
“When I had my first voice lesson I was 15 years old. And I had a really good teacher. This is what made all the difference. A good teacher will teach you the technique, but also how to listen to your voice.”
“The voice will guide you-will tell you what to do. In order to do that, you must be quite sensitive with the instrument and accept this daily conversation with your voice.”
“I still love to walk in the mountains or be on the sea. I like to be in nature. Sometimes I bicycle. It’s important to feel good with your body. The body is extremely important. If you feel good, you have more energy in your singing.”
“The goal is always to make a nice tableau painting with the voice. The more color I can find, the more shadow I can find – the goal is always to make more nuance and colors.”
“I think, first of all, you need to love what you’re doing, and then this helps in the comedian for its part in everything-but the moment you enjoy what you’re doing, you try to express yourself, to find your way, and every time is different, of course.”
“The restaurants close here in Salzburg. They don’t really have a nightlife in the winter time.”
“The voice is an instrument that you really must take time to develop. It’s like a good red wine Give it time.”
“Music is a way to dream together and go to another dimension.”
“Actually, I feel music becoming more and more important. It’s a big source of inspiration. With what’s going on in the world, we feel almost desperate. Music also brings you peace.”
“People realize that Salieri is not the man we saw in the Amadeus movie. That man had no talent. It was a great movie, but the Salieri character was a big fiction.”
“Arizona is gorgeous. The sunshine in Arizona is gorgeous red.”
“It’s such a joy to work with different ensembles and create a collaboration. Rehearsing and building a performance is very interesting for me.”
“So I like to make music, and I like to share music. This is also a gift.”
“Well, what I tried to do is to just listen to my voice, because my voice is my boss. She decides.”
“I still the love classic period, but also the baroque period, and even 17th-Century music such as the music of Monteverdi. He’s one of the greatest opera composers. He was the one who really started the opera.”
“When you are accompanied by the instrument – on an instrument like the lute-the lute and voice – you have this sound, and you feel how the music can be so touching and yet so simple.”
“I am a person of the 18th century.”
“I did a concert… in September with the Berlin Philharmonic… They’re great musicians, and there’s always something to learn from them.”
“I went to the Conservatory of Music in school in Rome.”
“It’s like when you want to make a house… the technique is very important.”
“It’s nice to have a great female composer in the program and add her color.”
“So you see, movies are really another dimension.”
“The media can be a really strong vehicle.”
“We consider Monteverdi the first composer of opera. There was someone before, but everything started with Monteverdi.”
“I would still love to do more Handel. I think Handel was a fantastic composer. I did lots of Vivaldi, but it’s also important to do the music of Handel, one of the greatest composers of the 18th century.”

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