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The Cast: Renée Fleming and millions of curious Redditors
It's a dichotomy: Young opera singers look to the most successful industry icons to give stellar career advice, but most of those trailblazers have been so high up in Ivory Towers that their advice is out-dated.
Not Renée! At yesterday's IAmA session, she handed out tips to young singers with some personal details: she cherishes her Gianfranco Ferré gowns and anonymously donates her older frocks to young singers. Also, her childhood nickname was 'Nay-Nay' :3 This weekend, she's on MC duties at the inaugural American Voices Festival at The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to host a three-day event on American song.