Recital Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Recital Quotes from famous authors such as Andrea Thompson, Bryn Terfel, Julian Bream, Jillian Hervey, Barbara Jordan. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!

Acting is a sense of wonder and magic and mystery for me and when life takes me on a new journey, I simply remember the smile my first ballet recital put on my face and I move forward.
Andrea Thompson
If you have a recital to do, you have to memorize the songs. I never use music when I do recitals. It produces an instant barrier, both for yourself and the audience.
Bryn Terfel
I don’t do much relaxing. When I’m not giving a recital I practise.
Julian Bream
For dance recitals, my mom would do my makeup all extravagant because obviously I was really little and where else would I be wearing makeup? We would always be in her bathroom before the dance recital, and she’d do our hair and makeup.
Jillian Hervey
The citizens of America expect more. They deserve and they want more than a recital of problems.
Barbara Jordan
I may play the same program from one recital to the next, but I will play it differently, and because it is always different, it is always new.
Vladimir Horowitz
I wrote my first song when I was four, and I played it at my piano recital.
Beth Hart
When life takes me on a new journey, I simply remember the smile my first ballet recital put on my face and I move forward.
Andrea Thompson
Women would rather go to their daughter’s piano recital than stay all night at work, working on a proposal, because they’re less ambitious.
Gavin McInnes
Showing your movie to an audience… it’s like your kid doing a piano recital. ‘Just let it not fail. Please.’
Rian Johnson
I went to dance class as a girl because I didn’t like sports, but I never did a dance recital in my life. Never, ever, ever. I felt comfortable dancing, and I was happiest dancing, but I was never the best person in the class.
Jennifer Grey
Dad loves my stuff. No matter how many times my voice cracks or I miss a tap, he doesn’t care. He’s like some businessman making it to his kid’s recital.
Peter DeLuise
I remember when I gave my first recital. I thought, ‘Oh, my goodness, people are coming to hear me.’ I didn’t expect anyone to come, and then the whole hall filled up. Of course, it wasn’t a big hall, and some of the people were my friends and family.
Hilary Hahn
In third grade, I was taking tap-dance lessons, and about six weeks before the recital I wanted to quit. My mom said, ‘No, you’re going to stay with it.’ Well, I did it, and I was bad, too! But my parents never let their kids walk away from something because it was too hard.
Rebecca Lobo
I’ve always had a bazillion songs in my archive, but I want to play people stuff they know. Now that I have two albums’ worth of material, that gives me freedom to compose a set that’s more well-balanced and build a show rather than just a recital of some songs.
Kate Voegele
I think all of our concerts, really, as parties. It’s a performance for sure. It’s not a recital. It’s a celebration of that music.
Andrew W.K.
The world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune, and willing avoids the sight of distress.
W. Somerset Maugham
The guitar was not treated very seriously as a concert recital instrument.
Julian Bream
You can go see ballet in its purity; you can go to a recital to hear music by itself. But what the American musical does so thrillingly is bastardize these forms into something that is exhilarating and compelling and deeply moving.
George C. Wolfe
I took dance from a very early age, although my first recital, I remember refusing to go onstage. I think I was three. It’s funny because that stage was also my high school theater stage.
Phillipa Soo
I have a 4-year-old and a 14-year-old, and think I missed a recital and a graduation, and they were like ‘It’s OK mommy, we’ll take pictures.’ It was my upset, though… they were just fine! I just give them a kiss and a hug and let them know that I love them every day.
Kimberly Quinn
Public school teachers from every corner of America post classroom project requests on Requests range from pencils for a poetry writing unit to violins for a school recital to microscope slides for a biology class.
Charles Best