Interview with Leonor Bonilla in Platea Magazine talking about her return to Mozart
November 23rd, 2023
Sevillian soprano Leonor Bonilla talks about her return to Mozart after excelling in bel canto roles for years. She will soon play Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro at the Teatro Cervantes in Malaga and Blonde in The Abduction from the Seraglio at ABAO.
In this dynamic interview, the soprano highlights the complexity of Mozart and the special connection she feels with the composer. Bonilla also reflects on the versatility of voices in different musical periods and the importance of culture. In addition, she addresses the cancellation of cultural events and the vulnerability of singers, highlighting the loss to society and the art industry, stating:
"I would not want to live in a world where culture is not the basis of human relationships."
She also shares her experiences in interpreting Mozartian characters and the need to constantly adapt in the lyric world.