"To stand up in front of people and bare your soul is a very difficult thing to do. But if you believe in your story, you must stand up proudly and speak clearly. Life is not a mirror but rather a window. You must keep the glass clean so you can see out and so that people can see in."
This is my version of a quote from the great opera star Dame Janet Baker, who celebrated her 85th birthday this week, and Joyce DiDonato