Because of Brexit he changed his nationality. Simon: “Now I am Irish”. HM The Queen recently knighted him, but he does not want to be called “Sir”. Simon: “No, I don’t want that”. One of the best baritones in the world, Simon Keenlyside was riding round Bratislava on his motorcycle. His Rigoletto at the Slovak National Opera touched the heart. Simon (in Slovakian): “Thank you, Bratislava”. He started as a member of a prestigious boy choir, studied Zoology and married a prima ballerina of the London Royal Ballet. He travels in a large motorhome with his motorcycle on the back and a canoe on the roof. More in the operatic show ‘Bravo!’ this Friday on TA3. (21:30h local time).