How Well Do You Know Alfie Boe?

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The blog countdown is well and truly on – in fact it’s nearly over! From Thursday 1 May, thoughtsofjustafan will be on a new site – don’t worry, all will be revealed …soon!

To countdown the last couple of days, let’s see how much we all know about Mr Boe:

  1. According to the first line of Alfie’s book, My Story, which composer nearly killed him?
  2. What breed of dog is Alfie’s dog, Guinness?
  3. How many brothers and sisters does Alfie have and what are all their names?
  4. Which musical instrument did Alfie want, but the record company didn’t, on La Passione?
  5. On which drama series soundtrack does Alfie sing two songs?
  6. Who did Alfie duet with on the team GB song, One Vision?
  7. Before Alfie’s first public performance with Lottie Dawson’s Musical Society, he was apparently so nervous he was sick! What song did he sing?
  8. Which character did Alfie play in ENO’s The Mikado?
  9. Alfie played Rodolfo in La Boheme at the ENO in 2009 and 2011; which two sopranos played Mimi?
  10. What song did Alfie sing for his first D’oyly Carte audition?

To get you in the mood, here is Alfie singing Che Gelida Manina:

Answers revealed in tomorrow’s blog post – let’s see how many you get right!


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