Lessons from a legend: ‘I don’t look back,’ says soprano Measha Brueggergosman

Lessons from a legend: ‘I don’t look back,’ says soprano Measha Brueggergosman

“I am the least sentimental person you could possibly know,” says Measha Brueggergosman. “Literally as the applause on stage is happening, I know that it’s an odd way to end your workday.” It’s not as if the star international soprano doesn’t appreciate the ovations that come her way – it’s just that the timing and punctuation is all wrong. While the audience offers its exclamation point, in her mind Brueggergosman is already thinking about the next chapter. “I don’t look back,” she continues, speaking from her home in Nova Scotia. “I’m onto the next thing.” So, it’s probably odd for Brueggergosman to be talking about a current project that’s new for her audience but already past tense for her. She’s the featured singer in Angel, a fully staged Opera Atelier …
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