May 11, 2014
How soprano Jessye Norman's life experiences shaped career
Whether she's singing or speaking, Jessye Norman 's voice is unmistakable. That dark, gleaming sonority, the rounded vowels, the regal but all-American presence - it's an instantly recognizable package.
Jessye Norman sings her way from Georgia to world stage
Jessye Norman sings her way from Georgia to world stage From 'Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam' to Wagner's 'Tannhauser' Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2014/05/09/stand-up-straight-and-sing-by-jessye-norman/8854477/ Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.
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Jessye Norman on Learning to Stand Up and Sing
Opera singer Jessye Norman talks about her childhood and her career in music. As a child she sung in church, but when she saw a documentary about the legendary Marian Anderson, Norman realize that singing could be a profession.
Chicago Humanities Festival to Welcome Opera Singer Jessye Norman, 5/19
The Chicago Humanities Festival , in partnership with Lyric Opera of Chicago, is pleased to present five-time Grammy Award-winning opera singer Jessye Norman on May 19, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago .
Wpas Leads 'of Thee We Sing' Celebration of Marian Anderson Tonight
Washington Performing Arts Society leads celebration of Marian Anderson on 75th anniversary of her Lincoln Memorial concert Soprano Jessye Norman , composer Ysaye Barnwell, opera singer Soloman Howard and vocalist Annisse Murillo , and an extraordinary 300-voice choir led by WPAS Gospel choir Artistic Director Stanley Thurston are just some of the ... (more)