The Presidential Soprano?

Two years ago the Lithuanian government was trying to impeach the country’s president. “Soprano Violeta Urmana was asked to stand as a presidential candidate i”I said, ‘Are you kidding? I don’t belong to a party, either social democrat or liberal.’ ‘Oh, that’s better,’ they said. ‘But what about my singing?’ ‘You can sing, probably one or two times a year.’ My husband couldn’t sleep at night – he thought I shouldn’t do it – but just for one day, I was thinking, ‘Oh, for Lithuania, maybe I should.'”