Arturo Chacon-Cruz, who stars at the long-awaited Naval Officer Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly, answers the queries of the Proust Social.
What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
A life without love.
Where would you like to live?
On a farm
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
I admire all healthcare professionals.
What is your present state of mind?
Bliss (I came home for the weekend, and I am holding my son, and I am watching my wife prepare dinner).
What is your motto?
If you’re happy and you know it, Clap your hands!
Do you have a website, Facebook fan page, or a Twitter for everyone to follow?
Yes! Look me up @Chaconcruz on Twitter and on facebook as Arturo Chacon-Cruz
How do you eat your eggs?
Over medium, lightly salted, with brown toast.
How long have you been involved with opera and what drew you to the art form?
15 years. I was drawn from a family tradition, that subsequently took me to sing Mariachi and Classical Mexican Music.
Favorite behind-the-scenes memory…
Getting a voice lesson from Placido Domingo during an intermission, in the hallways outside my dressing room area!