Violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg on the Passion & Power of the ‘Carmen Suite’

By Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg First and foremost: Know the opera. Not just the music, which is very, very popular, but the story as it unfolds. And then be sure to understand the meaning of the aria you are playing. “The Flower Song” (which is the tenor aria) is absolutely beautiful, but it is important to understand … Continue reading Violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg on the Passion & Power of the ‘Carmen Suite’