Opera star Measha Brueggergosman: five books that matter
International opera sensation tells of her love of both the classics and contemporary works
Acclaimed Toronto soprano Measha Brueggergosman attributes her love of reading to her parents.
“We love a juicy book,” she says. As a mother of two small boys, she cherishes having the time to sit down and open a book, “and stay awake long enough to allow the characters to evolve and flesh themselves out before my eyes. If that happens, I know I’ve gotten enough sleep.” Brueggergosman released a new album recently, called Songs of
Freedom, that focuses on traditional spiritual songs such as “Amazing Grace.” She plays a special concert at Harbourfront Centre Theatre in support of the record on Feb. 12.