Stories » An 'ambition realised' says Cecilia Bartoli of her Edinburgh festival debut / The Times

Top 10 for Oct

An 'ambition realised' says Cecilia Bartoli of her Edinburgh festival debut / The Times

Bookmark and Share

Diva, what diva? Cecilia Bartoli announced her Edinburgh International Festival debut yesterday with a performance exuding sweetness and light. The world-famous mezzo-soprano obligingly posed for pictures on every balcony of the Festival Theatre, happily waving her hands or rattling her pearls whenever a gesture was required. This press call was all in a good cause: she takes the title role this Friday in Norma, Bellini's dramatic opera of love and war.

SEE The Times PAGE