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At first we got along real well. Now... it's pretty much just a professional relationship.
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But when you enter an Opera role or you sing a song which has a story, yes, it's the soul that expresses itself.
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Everybody, even me, sometimes had to compromise on something, doing things we know to be wrong, and this happens doing whatever job in the world. But a singer must have the courage of saying no.
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For lunch I only have a little pasta with olive oil and parmesan, and a salad and perhaps a banana before the concert.
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I am always living very good moments.
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I am extraordinarily lucky, I was born in a family of strong moral values, and in my life I was able to do what I liked best: debuts, great theatres, but above all, inner and deep satisfaction.
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I can't see why we can't toss in a Junior Walker or Wilson Pickett number in every once in a while.
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I love good food but I follow strict rules the days I perform.
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I never sing in the shower, but sometimes I sing in the bathroom, since bathrooms usually have great acoustics.
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I think the second to be true, because the soul is the center and the source of all these emotions, it's the start of singing, it's inside us; the voice is the instrument, but it's the brain that gives the orders for our actions, so I strongly believe that singing starts in the soul.
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I've always been a big fan of the American soul sound.
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I've always said that music is like literature.
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I've recorded an album with certain pieces of classical music, by composers like Chopin, Albinoni, Brahms.
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I've thought that there is a kind of music for every occasion. It depends on the circumstances and the person's state of mind.
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If you sing respecting the style and the composer, the audience and the critics will judge if you are suitable for that role.
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In the last 20, 22 years I have sung here very often and I have always felt the affection and warmth of the Italians, and I feel very close to you.
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It's logical for us to sing, but not necessarily operatic pieces.
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Italians have no sense of the dramatic.
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Luciano wants to try a more experimental, trippy sound... Y'know, fifteen minutes of silence followed by wind chimes and then a loud gong. Really screwed up stuff.
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Music isn't only a profession.
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My hobbies? I like collecting art deco objects, and I'm a loyal fan of the FC Barcelona soccer club.
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No, the vocal exercise is much more mechanic, you are not performing a role, you are not a character, you are not an interpreter who expresses himself musically, textually and dramatically.
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Other characters I love are Andrea Chenier, Alvaro from La Forza del Destino... Tenors are lucky, because they can choose from a very wide range of roles.
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Personally, every time a person who has Leukemia is transplanted, so he will be cured and very probably totally healed and restored to full health thanks to our initiatives, I feel an enormous satisfaction, and I really feel useful, while in singing many other can do what I do.
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That would give me great pleasure because Italy is the country so close to my heart.
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The happiest moment in my life? When my doctor told me I was completely cured of leukaemia.
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We are singing with feelings and emotions, our soul is the whole of this feelings and emorions.
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When you arrive at a certain level it's very easy to say yes: that is the moment to learn to say no.
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Yes, thanks to God... my life has a goal, much more important than my artistic activities, that is the struggle against Leukemia.
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Yes, you must have the courage of being free.
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