On the Couch with Amber Wagner

Amber Wagner AAR On the CouchWho is Amber Wagner?
A soprano singing the title role of Aida in Opera Australia’s gorgeous production.

What would you do differently to what you do now?
I would love to open up a little shopfront where I sell comfort food casseroles.

Who inspires you and why?
In terms of my career, Renee Fleming-her talent, sophistication and kindness astounds me and inspires me. On a personal level, my sister. She is an amazing life coach offering beauty and hope to those around her.

What would you do to make a difference in the world?
Slow down and smile more-take more to time to listen to others and extend love-not rush so quickly to judge.

Favourite holiday destination and why?
Rome – one of the most gorgeous cities in the world! So much history and art – it’s a feast for the eyes and mind!

When friends come to town, what attraction would you take them to, and why?
I hail from California – I would take them to the great Yosemite National Park… it’s a stunning, staggering display of beauty and nature!

What are you currently reading?
Easy to love, Difficult to Discipline a book about raising your child by the guidelines of conscience discipline.

What are you currently listening to?
Varies – sometimes its Aida, sometimes it’s a mix of “Rad Jams” that my bestie put together!

Happiness is?
Not having to live out of a suitcase!

What does the future hold for you?
Mothering my amazing little boy and of course, more singing!

Amber Wagner stars in the title role of Opera Australia’s production of Verdi’s Aida – currently playing in the Joan Sutherland Theatre – Sydney Opera House until 31 August 2018. For more information, visit: www.opera.org.au for details.

Image: Amber Wagner (supplied)