Luciano Pavarotti changed my life: Opera Hong Kong artistic director and singer on the Italian tenor’s indelible influence on his career

’O Sole Mio – Favourite Neapolitan Songs and Verismo (both 1979), album-length collections of traditional songs and operatic arias, respectively, are among the most popular studio recordings by legendary Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti. Warren Mok Wah-yeun, artistic director of Opera Hong Kong, tells Richard Lord how they changed his life.I bought them in 1979. ’O Sole Mio was the first album I bought. I was at college in Honolulu, Hawaii, and I bought it at a record shop in the Ala Moana…

Luciano Pavarotti changed my life: Opera Hong Kong artistic director and singer on the Italian tenor’s indelible influence on his career
’O Sole Mio – Favourite Neapolitan Songs and Verismo (both 1979), album-length collections of traditional songs and operatic arias, respectively, are among the most popular studio recordings by legendary Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti. Warren Mok Wah-yeun, artistic director of Opera Hong Kong, tells Richard Lord how they changed his life.I bought them in 1979. ’O Sole Mio was the first album I bought. I was at college in Honolulu, Hawaii, and I bought it at a record shop in the Ala Moana…