A week on from the quiz, let’s find out how you got on!
1. Which composer nearly killed Alfie, according to the first line of his book? – Bizet, in the ENO production of the Pearl Fishers
2. What was the name of the Young Artists programme that Alfie was a part of at the Royal Opera House? – Vilar Programme
3. What breed of dog is Alfie’s dog, Guinness? – Golden Retriever
4. How many brothers and sisters does Alfie have and what are their names? – 8: Anne, John, Joseph, Michael, Pauline, Maria, Fran, Teresa (and I’m sure they’re not in the right order!)
5. On which drama soundtrack does Alfie perform two songs? – Downton Abbey, series 2
6. Alfie appeared on a couple of CD’s with The Clint Boon Experience. How was he credited? – Opera Dude
7. Which character did Alfie play in ENO’s Mikado? – Nanki Poo
8. What did Alfie sing for his first D’oyly Carte audition? – You Are My Heart’s Delight
9. Alfie played Rodolfo for ENO in 2009 and 2011; which two sopranos played Mimi? – Melody Miller and Elizabeth Llewellyn
10. On the same theme, who played Alfie’s Mimi in Baz Luhrman’s La Boheme? – Wei Huang
Love to know how you all got on – 10 out of 10 for everyone, surely? xx
By the way, have you all voted for Alfie Boe’s Best Ever Song yet?
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