29 Aug 2005
Edinburgh reports: slow burn gives sumptuous results
American soprano Christine Brewer tells Rupert Christiansen why it has taken her so long to win international acclaim
[Daily Telegraph, 29 August 2005]
As a popular school music teacher in a small town near St Louis, Christine Brewer sang gospel and folk, held backyard hootenanny parties and spent summer vacations in the chorus of the local opera festival.