Werk of the Week
by Melissa Wimbish
You know those times you hear solid singing and just can’t form words to describe its fabulousness? This situation often leads to my vocabulary’s downfall and phrases such as, “Bitch, sing!” “Werk.” “Damn, Gina.” and so on. And when I can’t manage to summon even these words, I default to pointing aggressively and repeatedly in the general direction of the sound’s origin.
Daniela Mack singing Rossini here at the 2013 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Finals is one of those moments: