Here’s something you don’t hear from a lot of nine-year-olds:
“The second opera I heard — the first I saw — was Puccini’s ‘La Fanchula del West.’ Then I saw four other operas, including Wagner’s ‘Die Walkure.’ Now I’m waiting to see ‘Seigfried’ at the Met.”
Come to think of it, I’m not sure you’d hear that from a lot of adults these days either. (I once saw an opera — Tommy.)
This could go viral — better get in on the ground floor now.
From KQED Radio’s Perspectives:
Nine-year-old Aiden Sagerman likes opera, and he’s not kidding. “I’m nine years old. I’m the only kid I know who likes opera.”