This book offers revealing interviews with two dozen top opera professionals working on and behind the international stage today. Singers, conductors, stage directors and opera-house directors reflect on why opera is important to them, why they have dedicated their lives to it and why it continues to fascinate audiences around the world.
Joshua Jampol is a freelance journalist and regular contributor to the Ear for Opera series in the International Herald Tribune. He also writes for CNBC Business Magazine and has written for Time and The Guardian (London). He lives in Paris.
Winner of Named one of the Best Music Books of 2010 by The Independent.