Music artist Lizzo broke down in tears after receiving a private Christmas message from world-renowned flutist James Galway.
The “Tempo” singer shared in an Instagram story a clip of the 83-year-old Galway taking part in the well-known “We Wish You A Merry Christmas” on his flute earlier than wishing Lizzo a merry Christmas and describing himself as her “number one fan.”
After sharing Galway’s well-wishes, the singer, who can also be a classically skilled flutist, adopted up with a video titled “MY REACTION,” wherein she is tearing up and asking her followers “Is that f*****g James Galway?”
In 2019, Lizzo shared with “CBS Sunday Morning” that her ardour for studying the flute at an early age stemmed from it being “a very difficult instrument.”
“So, I remember in the fifth grade, I just wanted to be really good. I was, like, ‘I want to be really good at the flute. Everybody else is so bad.’ And it was so hard to be good at it. It’s a very difficult instrument. I became, like, obsessed with being good,” she mentioned.
The Grammy-winning artist made historical past in late September when she performed a 200-year-old flute that when belonged to former U.S. President James Madison. She obtained the chance to play the priceless crystal flute throughout a go to to the Library of Congress in Washington D.C., the place the historic instrument is saved.
Lizzo had a busy 2022. Between a extremely profitable tour and her newest album, “Special,” which acquired a document of the 12 months Grammys nomination, the singer additionally made a giant buy: her first dwelling.
The musician described the acquisition as a “milestone,” and mentioned simply ten years in the past she had been sleeping in her automotive.
“Yeah. Whoo! Staying in, like people’s rooms, and sleeping on their couches,” she mentioned. “And now on this past tour, which I was blessed to you know, stay in really nice places, but I was still like, ‘I miss my house. I can’t wait to come back home to my bed.’ And I was like, ‘This is the first time I’ve ever said this.'”
Tracy Smith contributed reporting.