Katherine Jenkins on the Classic FM Interview

"To be invited by the Queen to sing at the Jubilee and to sing at the Olympics, it's been a really wonderful year to be British." Nick Ferrari welcomed the Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins to Classic FM. Katherine reflected back on her extraordinary year – from Dancing with the Stars in the States to recording her new Christmas album.

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When she released her debut album Premiere in 2004 Katherine Jenkins became the fastest selling mezzo-soprano to date.

It kick started her transformation from small town girl to a national sweetheart. Along the way she has been the official mascot for the Welsh rugby team, released seven classical albums, each of which have topped the classical music chart, become a mentor for the ITV show Pop Star to Opera Star and she's even starred in an episode to Doctor Who.

You can listen to the full interview again below:

Katherine Jenkins Interview part 1

Katherine Jenkins Interview part 2

Katherine Jenkins interview part 3

Katherine Jenkins Interview part 4

Katherine Jenkins Interview part 5

The Classic FM Interview

The Classic FM Interview with Nick Ferrari The Classic FM Interview

Nick Ferrari returns to Classic FM with a new series of our flagship interview programme on Sunday night from 9pm-10pm.