Renée Fleming | New roles, and teenage daughters, keep soprano Renee Fleming on a learning curve

NJ Star-Ledger

22 January 2012

New roles, and teenage daughters, keep soprano Renee Fleming on a learning curve

New roles, and teenage daughters, keep soprano Renee Fleming on a learning curve

In opera — as with any island of the arts — there are popular pleasures as well as buried treasures.

For more than 20 years, soprano Renée Fleming has been an ideal tour guide to both the familiar and the obscure for audiences around the world.

“I like to learn new things all the time,” says Fleming in a phone interview.

“It kind of drives me crazy, but it also keeps life interesting.”

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