” I sing what I sing. And that’s recitals and orchestra concerts. To appease – no, that’s not the right word – let’s say to satisfy – any opera urgings that my public has, I’ll put in an aria. “


” I can’t imagine life without singing. “


” I bring my classical training – some of it, but not all of it – and also my background and culture, to spirituals. And I try to leave room for that unpredictable factor, where the feeling of the song is allowed to come through. The same ethos can be applied to singing Mozart, or Schubert, or Bach. It’s not just about what’s on the page. “


” Some of the music I listen to is pop. I sing it in the shower – and then for public consumption. “



All 4 Kathleen Battle Quotes about Sing in picture


I sing what I sing. And that
I can


I bring my classical training - some of it, but not all of it - and also my background and culture, to spirituals. And I try to leave room for that unpredictable factor, where the feeling of the song is allowed to come through. The same ethos can be applied to singing Mozart, or Schubert, or Bach. It
Some of the music I listen to is pop. I sing it in the shower - and then for public consumption.
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