"Very funny, painfully honest, and invariably true. A real insight into a working opera singer's life." - Nicholas Hytner
Written by Christopher Gillett, a tenor in the Glyndebourne Chorus, singing in the 2014 production of Der Rosenkavilier, and writing Our man on the inside blog.
This book is a humorous look at the life of a tenor.
"Very funny, painfully honest, and invariably true. A real insight into a working opera singer's life." - Nicholas Hytner. "The descriptions of rehearsals are very funny." - Ian Hislop. "It's no exaggeration to say that Who's My Bottom? made me laugh out loud, abruptly and in public places, many times--and brought tears to my eyes at others." - Steven Blier. "LOVED it. It was a terrific, can't put it down read. It arrived two days ago and is already dog eared! I loved his style of writing and his frankness and honesty were both refreshing and beguiling. Great." - Graham Clark "I loved it..I Iaughed till I cried...and I think you are a bloody genius!" - Susan Bullock. "Terrific. By turns hilarious and touching." - Clive Bayley
In a career spanning over thirty years the tenor Christopher Gillett has sung in opera houses across the globe and with some of the world's finest orchestras and conductors. He was a member of the Glyndebourne Chorus in 1983, and later sang Albert Herring, Ferrando (Cosi fan tutte) and Tikhon (Katya Kabanova) for Glyndebourne Touring Opera.