27 Aug 2010
René Pape, king of the opera world’s basses, talks to AMANDA HOLLOWAY about the challenges of singing Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov.
German bass René Pape was born to play a god or a king. Well over six feet tall, with powerful shoulders and a broad, handsome face, he strides into the upmarket restaurant opposite La Scala between p…
– Amanda Holloway, Opera News