Insomnia: A Nocturnal Voyage In Song hieß das erste Album von William Berger, mit der er auf Anhieb die Kritiker begeisterte (vgl. Feuilletonscout v. 2. März 2015 ).
Anlässlich seiner ersten Konzertreise in Deutschland, die ihn nach Bonn, Hamburg, München führte und Montagabend auch nach Berlin, sprach William Berger mit dem Feuilletonscout über seine Liebe zur Musik und den Auftritt in Berlin.
Feuilletonscout: The premature praise that hurries ahead of your performances is enormous; are you often afraid of not meeting the audiences’ expectations?
William Berger: Oh dear! Until you just mentioned it, I’ve been unaware of the “premature praise” that precedes my performances. I’m terribly flattered. I don’t think I’m ever afraid of the audience though. The way I see it, is that we’re all there because we want to share an enjoyable musical experience.
Feuilletonscout: When did you first discover your love of classical music and when did you decide to become a singer?
William Berger: As a small boy, I was incredibly fond of “playing” the piano when we would visit my grandmother’s house and would happily bang away on it for hours. I think the noise must have been so unbearable for my parents and grandparents, that eventually it was decided that I should take some lesson that I might hopefully learn to play it properly. My love for music continued to grow and at the age of 10 I was admitted to a boys’ choir school. Within 3 months of joining the choir I had told my parents that I was “going to be an opera singer.” Weiterlesen