“Conservatoire challenge”

Baritone Frazan Kotwal of Poona aspires to be an opera singer
Mehroo Kotval

"(I) want to be the world’s greatest (Parsi) opera singer, to make my community proud, my country proud… I know I’ll achieve it. It’s not impossible… It’s challenging but not overwhelming. Going to Vienna is the first step,” states baritone Frazan Adil Kotwal. The 23-year-old has earned admission to the Konservatorium Musik und Kunst Privatuniversität der Stadt Wien (Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna). Kotwal opted for this University though he also got admission in Musik und Darstellende Kunst (University of Music and Performing Arts), which is conductor Zubin Mehta’s alma mater, he informs us. He adds, "Eight......

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