Opera singer Carolyn Sproule, who sang the title role in Opera Hong Kong’s recent production of Carmen. Photo: Winson Wong
Opera singer Carolyn Sproule, who sang the title role in Opera Hong Kong’s recent production of Carmen. Photo: Winson Wong
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Canadian mezzo-soprano on finding her feet at the Metropolitan Opera, the anxiety to perform well, and why singing Carmen scares her

  • Carolyn Sproule was sure from a young age she wanted to be a singer, but put so much pressure on herself as a Juilliard student she began to have doubts
  • Now, she tells Kate Whitehead, she accepts the butterflies that come before a performance such as the title role in Opera Hong Kong’s production of Carmen

Opera singer Carolyn Sproule, who sang the title role in Opera Hong Kong’s recent production of Carmen. Photo: Winson Wong
Opera singer Carolyn Sproule, who sang the title role in Opera Hong Kong’s recent production of Carmen. Photo: Winson Wong
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