Angela Gheorghiu: 'We are living in a very difficult period after the Brexit vote'

11 December 2017, 13:08 | Updated: 12 December 2017, 12:45

By Lizzie Davis

The star soprano said: 'I really feel at home in London. I really wish all these people fighting for their new opinions could find harmony'

Angela Gheorghiu told Classic FM: "I can see everywhere confused reactions, but I think and hope that with the language of music people are thinking about families and the future."

My advice for young singers? I wish they could go back in time

Angela thinks times are tougher for young singers today: "I wish that they could go back to the time I was starting out. If they could do that, it would be better for them."

Dmitri Hvorostovsky was a brother to me

The legendary baritone died earlier this year of a brain tumour. An emotional Angela shared one of her fondest memories of the singer:
"when I first came to London the city was full of Dima's faces, because he had a new album out. The most beautiful face – but the most beautiful soul and voice as well."

Eternamente is Angela's first studio album in six years. 

Here's why she decided to record it: 

Find out more about Eternamente here. Angela also stars in Tosca at the Royal Opera House from 24 January. Find out more here.