What separates opera singers from other vocalists?
Opera "shows humanity at its greatest", American mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato has said.
She explained to BBC Radio 4's Today programme that the art of an opera singer is to perform without amplification, often for hours at a time.
Ms DiDonato added that it was this skill, above all, that separates opera singers from other classical vocalists.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Thursday 12 June.
12 Jun 2014
- From the section Entertainment & Arts