See this rising star on AVA's tiny Philly stage, and in Julianne Moore's new movie 'Bel Canto'
Once he was in an opera chorus during his undergraduate years at Bob Jones University in Greenville, S.C., Simpson was seduced by Saint-Saens’ Samson et Delilah. “I just loved being in the theater. I loved the smell of it. When we were told we could go home, everybody cheered but I longed to stay,” he said. “I loved that it was hard to do. I fell in love with with being in practice room, and being in this mode of discovery with different composers, stuff I had never been exposed to.”
Published at Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:19:56 +0000