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She is one of the most brilliant opera singers of her generation. She mastered the Bel Canto before being dubbed a diva after she sang Rossini. In a new episode of the 3.55 podcast CHANEL at the Opera, the South-African opera singer Pretty Yende talks with French journalist and writer Virginie Mouzat. She tells the challenges of singing La Traviata for the first time in Simon Stone’s adaptation, what it means to be a black opera singer today, and the unfailing support of her #prettyarmy on social media.