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17 September 2019, 11:52 | Updated: 18 September 2019, 13:22
Beyoncé is basically an operatic mezzo-soprano in disguise – and she’s just proved it in this impressive new clip.
Beyoncé has just shared a new video of herself on Instagram singing in an impressive operatic style.
She then proceeds to sing an F sharp, holding the note beautifully with a vibrato that would make even Joyce Di Donato proud.
And proving that she is indeed an operatic mezzo in disguise, the ‘Crazy in Love’ singer follows it up with a stunning scalic passage in F sharp minor before hitting an F sharp an octave higher (with total ease, of course).
The show, which first aired on ABC yesterday, takes a look at “Beyoncé’s creative process” as she curated The Lion King: The Gift, and includes footage of her recording sessions and interview clips:
Naturally, we couldn’t be more pleased about Beyoncé’s love of opera – and can’t help wondering what else she might be able to sing.
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