Top 45 Repertoire Quotes

In this post, you will find great Repertoire Quotes from famous people, such as Tyler Oakley, Natalie Dormer, Judith Martin, Julia Child, Neville Marriner. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

I think a lot of what I wanted to do in 2014 was build

I think a lot of what I wanted to do in 2014 was build a repertoire or a portfolio for what I can do with traditional celebrities or with brands or whatever. Maybe 2015 is the year I start reaching out to people I always dreamed to do stuff with.
There are a lot of parallels between the historical Henry VIII and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. There’s an oscillation and extremity of emotion throughout his repertoire that lends itself beautifully to the nature of Henry VIII, definitely. He will push things to the limit, and yet remain in emotional control.
The mistake people keep making is that if they find a wonderful new tool, like email, they have to give up all others. They don’t. You have simply added another very useful means to your communications repertoire.
When you have a few cake formulas and filling ideas in your repertoire, you will find that it’s pretty much an assembly job – you can mix and match a different way every time.
Music is a continuum and the modern and avant-garde composers of today will be part of the standard repertoire 30 years from now.
Neville Marriner
Many dancers are content with the repertoire they’re given. Others are dissatisfied but don’t know why. Then there are a few like me that are curious and grab at everything. Can that curiosity thrive in the ballet world, or should it exist elsewhere? That’s the eternal question.
My favorite lineup is just a trio, because then every night you can improvise and change the repertoire. Keyboards and brass can be great, but it puts you in a different ballgame because you’re not quite as free. You have to stick to the arrangement of the song.
I’ve always said I learned to defend myself from an opponent coming for a hard hit. Tricks are part of my repertoire; I use them to try to get past my opponents, but the objective is always to score goals.
One learns how to change gears within a concert repertoire.
A fly with a brain the size of a salt grain has the behavioral repertoire nearly as complex as a much larger animal such as a mouse. That’s a super-interesting problem from an engineering perspective.
Pop managers are fixed in the dramatic stock character repertoire too, ever since the first British pop film musical, Wolf Mankowitz’s ‘Expresso Bongo’ of 1959, with Cliff Richard as Bongo Herbert and Laurence Harvey as his manager. The key components were cast as X parts gay, X parts Jewish and triple X opportunistic.
I wanted contemporary music to be treated the same as the traditional repertoire – performed regularly by people who knew each other and the music. That is the way you convince an audience.
One of the great virtues, apart from the pleasure of performing these works, is that it’s opened up an entirely new, expansive repertoire of American Jewish music.
Neville Marriner
I prefer catchy, passionate, temperamental music. And as an upside of that, Ghost‘s repertoire has, over the years, been piqued by a few, sort of, hits.
It is possible to build a virtual-reality generator whose repertoire includes every possible environment.
David Deutsch
Even if you’re playing the most well-known repertoire under the sun, I still believe you have a responsibility as an artist to tell the audience why you’re playing it, what are the key aspects to it, and then throw in a bit about its historical context.
Exceptional employees don’t possess God-given personality traits; they rely on simple, everyday EQ skills that anyone can incorporate into their repertoire.
For some artists the live performance is the chicken before the egg of writing or recording of repertoire. For other artists the writing or recording of repertoire is the chicken before the egg of live performance.
When the truth is that there would be no great Western music, and certainly no decent choral repertoire, without the Catholic faith.
Richard Morris
I’m lucky because my repertoire is so specific, and theaters are interested in me singing my repertoire because it is not done so much. I’m pretty well settled in my repertoire. I like what I sing. My voice is high, and there is not much in baroque opera for higher tenor.
There’s definitely pieces of Samoa Joe in the Seth Rollins repertoire, so it’s cool he’s part of the company now – something you thought you’d never see.
I love cooking. There is nothing I like better than going home and cooking my family a nice meal. Anything with pasta! Pasta with butter! I have a good repertoire, and I can do quite a few different dishes. Sometimes they work out and sometimes not.
Deutsche Grammophon really has a grasp of the classical repertoire.
Our repertoire consisted of rhythm and blues, sort of country rhythm and blues, Sonny Terry things.
Ray Davies
I teach a lot of young musical theatre actors, and I notice that a lot of them say that they have a harder time connecting the classic repertoire.
I think it’s important to widen my artistic repertoire.
Son Ye-jin
From ‘Fonejacker,’ multiculturalism has been a big part of my repertoire.
I wouldn’t be me if my repertoire wasn’t bel canto.
There have been low moments before, but Christianity is an incredibly adaptable organism, using different parts of its repertoire to mutate into new ecological niches, yet preserving intact its story of grace, of love improbably triumphant.
Ordinarily if an actor gets chosen for the lead in a film, he or she has already built up a repertoire, and everyone knows what he or she is capable of.
If you are playing repertoire material, you’re stuck. There’s not huge amounts you can do.
My husband, Gabriele, is a musician, and I love music,

My husband, Gabriele, is a musician, and I love music, so you can bet it’s a really important part of our home entertaining repertoire, even if it means Gabriele making a really good playlist for a dinner party.
I have not labelled ‘Krishna’ as a classical presentation. Nor do I bring in non-classical elements into the traditional repertoire.
My function at Verve was that of a genuine producer in artists and repertoire.
From country rock to Cajun, classic rock to Latin, and blues to Americana, I’ve had the pleasure of re-discovering the ‘jewels‘ from my repertoire that are so well-liked.
The difference between Tinted Windows and Hanson shows is a lot of just repertoire. Hanson has been a band for years – we have a lot of songs to pull from and it’s a different dynamic – a common kind of thread. With Tinted Windows – it’s kind of a little like ‘hey, we’re this new band.’
Taylor Hanson
My father was the proprietor of a music shop on Forty-third Street, where many of the finest performers and musicians of the day would come to shop. He knew the classical repertoire inside out.
The word ‘no’ is a very good word in a singer‘s repertoire.
Kiri Te Kanawa
I really enjoy getting to go and play on other people’s shows for an episode or two. It adds such variety to my repertoire.
There are no genes or areas in the brain devoted uniquely to reading. Rather, our ability to read represents our brain’s protean capacity to learn something outside our repertoire by creating new circuits that connect existing circuits in a different way.
The last time I had to make a career decision, I was 17. I could have gone to Ballet Theatre or National Ballet of Canada. There were options. But as I became exposed to the Robbins repertoire, I realized that there was a living genius in the house.
I love playing jazz because I love the freedom you have to improvise. It has given me a feeling in my classical repertoire of creating the atmosphere of the here and now.
If I can do concert recitals, adapting the repertoire to my needs, then no problem, that’s good enough. But with operas, unless the right circumstances come up, my career is done.
When the student has her voice under complete control, it is safe to take up the lyric repertoire of Mendelssohn, Old English Songs, etc. How simple and charming they are!
Alma Gluck