Financial Times – Opera singer J’Nai Bridges: ‘US audiences are changing dramatically’

The mezzo on why she loves performing new work and what opera singing and sport have in common

“There is so much in this country that is unhealed when it comes to its past and slavery, even where we are now politically. I grew up with some of the phrases written in the libretto [of Jake Heggie's 'Intelligence']. My grandmothers used to say the exact words, like: 'You are here to tell the whole story so that we are not forgotten.'"

Financial Times

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