SBS News: Opera star [Joyce El-Khoury] who fled war in Lebanon set to make Australian debut [Video + Article]
“El-Khoury grew up with a dream of becoming a doctor, and worked for years in a children’s hospital. But her parents recognised that she had a talent, and encouraged her to pursue singing professionally.
After years of study, she was mentored by some of the biggest names in classical music and now performs in some of the biggest operas around the world.” -SBS News, full video + story here.
*photo credit: Fay Fox