52 Total Quotes

Cecilia Bartoli Quotes

You have different directors, and as a singer you have to be an actress too. It's a fusion-make singers interesting, or this makes an artist actually, the fusion between music and comedienne is together.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Actress

I would still love to do more Handel. I think Handel was a fantastic composer. I did lots of Vivaldi, but it's also important to do the music of Handel, one of the greatest composers of the 18th century.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Italian Musician #Composers

The beginning of the 19th century in Germany and Vienna was a new era with German composers writing in the German language.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Beginning

Arizona is gorgeous. The sunshine in Arizona is gorgeous red.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Italian Musician

The voice is an instrument that you really must take time to develop. It's like a good red wine Give it time.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Italian Musician

It's like when you want to make a house... the technique is very important.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Italian Musician

I think at least God said hello to me. I was lucky, lucky to have the voice, but also lucky to have this energy to really want to do this.
Cecilia Bartoli
#God #Italian Musician

Music is a way to dream together and go to another dimension.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Italian Musician

I went to the Conservatory of Music in school in Rome.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Italian Musician

When I had my first voice lesson I was 15 years old. And I had a really good teacher. This is what made all the difference. A good teacher will teach you the technique, but also how to listen to your voice.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Italian Musician

I am a person of the 18th century.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Italian Musician

When I suggested a Vivaldi disc [in the late 90s], it was difficult to convince them to do it. But it was enormously successful and I proved that there was an audience ready to discover it. I like to present a project which has both a commercial and a cultural element. I try to combine them.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Convince

I know my body and what it's possible for me to do. Also, I want to keep the enjoyment of making music. Music is my passion and I don't want to lose this passion just because my schedule is full.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Body

I think the music of Mozart is like a universe of human feelings, sentiments and fragility, and ... that's why it's so 'actual' in a way, so modern.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Feelings

So you see, movies are really another dimension.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Italian Musician

German is more familiar now since I live part of the year in Rome and part in the German part of Switzerland. But it's not difficult to sing in German; it's difficult to feel in German. This takes time. It's a culture.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Italian Musician

The voice will guide you-will tell you what to do. In order to do that, you must be quite sensitive with the instrument and accept this daily conversation with your voice.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Italian Musician

It's such a joy to work with different ensembles and create a collaboration. Rehearsing and building a performance is very interesting for me.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Italian Musician

I think, first of all, you need to love what you're doing, and then this helps in the comedian for its part in everything-but the moment you enjoy what you're doing, you try to express yourself, to find your way, and every time is different, of course.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Funny #Italian Musician #Comedian

People realize that Salieri is not the man we saw in the Amadeus movie. That man had no talent. It was a great movie, but the Salieri character was a big fiction.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Italian Musician #Man

Sometimes I can have a desire to do this and that, but my voice-it likes to go straight.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Desire

Actually, I feel music becoming more and more important. It's a big source of inspiration. With what's going on in the world, we feel almost desperate. Music also brings you peace.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Italian Musician

I still the love classic period, but also the baroque period, and even 17th-Century music such as the music of Monteverdi. He's one of the greatest opera composers. He was the one who really started the opera.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Italian Musician

The first time I sang with David Daniels... I had never performed with a countertenor before. That first time was magic, it was so beautiful. And he's such a great artist.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Italian Musician

The media can be a really strong vehicle.
Cecilia Bartoli
#Italian Musician