Oh Tell – whoa! #ENO

fairyprincessdiaries writes on the ENO and the White Otello

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The Fairy Princess had a lot on her mind the last week or so- and the initial announcement of the casting of Australian Tenor, Stuart Skelon as Otello, a part that is designated as a person of color, a Moor,

Stuart Skelton, Tenor Stuart Skelton, Tenor

at the English National Opera (ENO) was enough to make her want to

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However, The Fairy Princess is a bit different than others who have written,quite excellently, on the subject of Mr. Skelton’s casting, because The Fairy Princess was a Classical Voice Major – and having been one, for these reasons – 1. she has several friends who are actively singing on the World Stages and 2. her sibling worked for Herbert Breslin, who was a famed Opera Manager who represented Luciano Pavarotti for much of his career, she thought she could write a bit on the subject.

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