Meet the artist: Fatma Said

Egyptian soprano Fatma Said takes our quick Q&A, revealing a love of Milan, Beyoncé and dancing.

Where did it all begin?
It all began with some courage at the age of 13 to go audition for a solo part in my school’s choir.

What do you love most about your career?
The amount of passion involved.

Best musical advice received?
Never go on stage having certain expectations of how you should sound like. Always create and re-create and be spontaneous!

Last thing you listened to?
Le Donne Belle Domenico Modugno.

Who would you invite to your ideal dinner party, living or dead? And why?
Mozart. I’d simply like to get to know the person he really was.

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Which non-classical musician would you most like to work with?
Beyoncé. She inspires me so much as an artist! She’s so much more than a great singer.

Which other talent would you most like to have?
Figure skating.

How do you relax when not working?
I go dancing.

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