South African soprano Pretty Yende performed at Verbier Festival for the first time this year. After her recital of arias and songs with pianist James Vaughan, she meets Oliver Condy and they discuss her delight at singing at her first ever festival, her swift rise to operatic heights and her musical beginnings in the church choir of her South African hometown.
Verbier Festival 2014 takes place until Sunday 3 July. Visit: www.verbierfestival.com
Photo: Kim Fox