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Q&A: Ailyn Pérez and Stephen Costello on dream roles, handling nerves and their partnership on-stage and off

The American singers answer your questions.

By Chris Shipman (Content Producer (Social Media and News))

8 May 2014 at 4.12pm | Comment on this article

Q: Jacqui Colnaghi - What made you become opera singers?

Q: Alan Hurwitz - Could you each name an operatic role that you feel would be ideal for the other to add to their repertoire?

Q: Musicb177 (via Instagram) – Do you guys ever get nervous? If so, how do you overcome it?

Q: James – How do you cope with the long distance relationship required by you both having international careers?

Q: @GrahamPlants – Whose voices inspired you?

Q: @kwan_julia - How do you act, sing and move at the same time?

Q: @TylerBarton27 - Was it difficult to schedule the recording of your new album? How long has it been in the works?

Q: Baritenor (via Instagram) – Did you feel ready to face the stage before starting your training at the Academy of Vocal Arts?

Q: Heatherprophet (via Instagram) Who cooks?

Listen to Ailyn and Stephen’s new album, Love Duets, available from the ROH Shop:

Ailyn and Stephen will be signing copies of their new CD in the ROH Shop on Saturday 10 May.

La traviata runs 19 April–20 May 2014. Tickets are still available.
The production is generously supported by Rolex, with generous philanthropic support from Quentin Holland.

By Chris Shipman (Content Producer (Social Media and News))

8 May 2014 at 4.12pm

This article has been categorised Opera and tagged Ailyn Perez, by Richard Eyre, La traviata, Production, Q&A, Social Media, Stephen Costello, twitter

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