Renée Fleming | Portrait of the artist: Renée Fleming, soprano

The Guardian

24 July 2010

Portrait of the artist: Renée Fleming, soprano

Portrait of the artist: Renée Fleming, soprano

Interview by Imogen Tilden

What got you started?
My parents were both high-school music teachers. I consider myself to be still paying off my debt to them.

What was your big breakthrough?
Singing with Georg Solti in London in 1994 was enormously important. As was performing with Plácido Domingo in Otello at New York's Metropolitan Opera in 1995.

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