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How to Expose New People to Opera, Rufus Wainwright / malaymail online

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Joyce DiDonato was speaking Wednesday at New York's SubCulture club in a conversation with Rufus Wainwright, a successful pop singer who has turned to writing opera. Wainwright recalled his five-night sold-out residency in 2011 at Covent Garden in London, saying that 75 per cent of the people who attended had never been previously to the opera house. "I believe there is a whole bunch of young people who really don't know what classical is, and they secretly hunger for it," he said.

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