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A minute with Katerina Mina, Soprano

Where do you live?
On my own in a central London location

Best childhood memory?
Winter Saturday afternoons in Cyprus: Watching  ‘I Kravgi ton Lykon’ with Maria Aliferis while sitting by the fire place

Most frequented restaurant and absolute favourite dish?
My local Italian restaurant Il Convivio for my absolute favorite Black Spaghetti with Lobster.

What food would you really turn your nose up to?
I would though turn up my nose to Black Pudding…

What did you have for breakfast?
Toast with butter & jam and English breakfast tea with a dash of cold milk!

Would you class yourself as a day or night person? What’s your idea of the perfect night/day out?
Both. I just keep going from morning till night till morning hours. Perfect day – rehearsing in an opera production. Perfect night – Pre theatre dinner at Clos Maggiore followed by a performance of a Puccini opera at the Royal Opera House

Best book ever read?
Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus – It’s so true!

Favourite film of all time?
Gone with the Wind – one of the greatest love stories, full of passion, great acting

Favorite holiday destination?
Big Sur in California – totally breathtaking

What music are you listening to in the car at the moment?
I don’t have a car at the moment

What is always in your fridge?
Ice cream

Dream house: rural retreat or urban dwelling? Where would it be, what would it be like?
Three urban dwellings in London, Vienna, New York – close to the opera houses in these cities and a rural retreat in Cyprus for complete relaxation

If you could pick anyone at all (alive or dead) to go out for the evening with, who would it be?
Gordon Ramsey , if he himself would cook dinner for me

If the world is ending in 24 hours what would you do?
Throw myself on the main stage of the Metropolitan Opera and sing my heart out

What is your greatest fear?
Cats

Tell me a joke…
What’s the difference between a soprano and a terrorist?
You can negotiate with a terrorist.

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