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‘This Is Who We’ve Been Waiting For’: A Diva on the Precipice

Oct 25, 2019 - The New York Times

The soprano Julia Bullock is on the verge of an unconventional career.

The soprano Julia Bullock is on the verge of an unconventional career.

LONDON — Julia Bullock had a cold.

The 33-year-old soprano had woken up the morning of her performance here with a scratchy throat. O.K., she thought, it happens. But over the course of that recent Tuesday, her fever rose; the chills began.

While Advil calmed them as evening approached, by the end of the London premiere of “Zaub...