Homeless Opera Singer Gets Major Recording Contract, P3M From Donation
HOMELESS – A homeless woman received P3 million from donations and a recording contract after her video singing at the subway station went viral.
A week ago the homeless opera singer who was spotted by a policeman singing on a subway station made rounds on social media. The cop took a video of her singing Giacomo Puccini’s area, “O Mio Babbino Caro.”
In a previous article, the viral opera singer is identified as Emily Zamourka. Her career ended after her violin was broken by a man and an injury on her wrist. That horrible incident made her homeless.
CNN News recently gave an update about the viral homeless opera singer. Based on the report, the ‘Subway Soprano’ performed in Los Angeles’ new little Italy after going viral online on Saturday.
“I didn’t have much time to practice… So I’m just gonna sing the same song I sang on the subway… that okay with you?” she said.
According to the report, it is her first-ever performance singing on stage with an audience. LA Councilmember Joe Buscaino invited her to perform at the event and introduced her as “America’s new sweetheart.”
Reporters asked her about her debut performance, she responded saying “I don’t even know what’s happening… It’s so much. So fast.”
Grammy-nominated music producer Joel Diamond offered the homeless opera singer a recording contract. “Emily’s story is what dreams are made of… and I never turn my back on a dream,” he said.
Based on the report, the GoFundMe campaign has raised $64,000 or P3 million to help the ‘Subway Soprano’ and the homeless charity in LA.
“From the bottom of my heart, I just wanted to thank everyone for what they’re doing… and what they’re trying to do,” said Emily.
Watch the video below:
What can you say about this article? Leave your comments and reactions below.