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Live on Soundcheck: Danielle de Niese

Monday, January 30, 2012

Danielle de Niese on Soundcheck (Amy Pearl/WNYC)

Danielle de Niese made her debut at the Met when she was 19-years-old. She is still in her 20s and her voice may not be considered fully mature until she is in her late 30s.

"It's a wild ride, you know?" de Niese told Soundcheck HOst John Schaefer. "To be singing in the places that I'm singing in while my voice is still growing but I wouldn't change that because the experience of it is fantastic."

Watch the video below to hear her sing John Dowland's "What If I Never Speed."

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Comments [2]

pim valborgsdotter from Sweden

Danielle De Niese fall "in my eras and my heart" in Wienna in Opera Serse:s and have been one of my dearest Operasinger since then... So full of life, beaty and joy! A real great and modern Singer in this world. And this cords... May they be healty and brigth many years who comes. Love You deeply and thanks for this wonderful Muse You deal for me with Cecilia Bertoli and Malena Ernman! Together You make my days...

Jun. 18 2012 06:16 PM
Larry from Paris, France

Ms Deniese has a lovely voice and delivery — she reminds me of Kathleen Battle in her tonality and preciseness of delivery. She is also beautiful, I would love to see her acting and singing in a production, properly costumed (Sophie in Der Rosencavalier? for example). A wonderful "discovery", thank you Soundcheck!

Jan. 31 2012 05:05 PM

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