On musicians and rituals,
with classical music agony aunt ALICE McVEIGH
Copyright © 26 September 2014
Alice McVeigh, Kent, UK
I've been enjoying Jessye Norman's fantastic autobiography (Stand Up Straight and Sing!)
In one chapter she describes how she's been 'ritual-free' with regard to performance ever since accidentally smashing her 'lucky' tea-and-honey drink en route to sing a recital in Vienna...