A career of displaying domestic bliss is hard to shake off. For two decades, the tenor told the world how happy he was with the Rumanian soprano Angela Gheorghiu. Now, he’s happier than ever with his pregnant girlfriend, the Polish soprano Aleksandra Kurzak.
“Fifty is much easier,” he tells AFP. “I feel on form. Perhaps the story of new happiness, the fact that I’m waiting for a baby. I feel a sort of second youth and a calmness,” he said. “It’s a new start.” Happiness is….. (fill in your own definition).