Opera singer who performed for the queen reveals the monarch & # 39; sung & # 39; while he turned off the tunes from her favorite musical Oklahoma and casually wore lipstick while watching
- Operator tenor Dennis McNeil performed for Her Majesty in London last month
- He said she had tapped her feet on Frank Sinatra and sung along Oklahoma & # 39; s songs
- Father of three added, she attracted lipstick during his set that & # 39; so warm & # 39; used to be
An American opera singer revealed what it was like to perform for the queen after he was invited to give a special performance last month.
Dennis McNeil described how the queen, 93, tapped her feet as he pulled out Frank Sinatra classics and singed & # 39; & # 39; when he switched to tunes from her favorite musical, Oklahoma.
McNeil, who spoke to People, explained how the Queen was perfectly charming and relaxed during the engagement and even re-took her lipstick while watching his set.
The Queen, 93, depicted on Easter Day, tapped her feet as he pulled out Frank Sinatra classics and sang & # 39; when he stepped into the tunes of her favorite musical, Oklahoma, revealed an American opera singer
Dennis from Los Angeles revealed that he received an invitation from Robert Johnson, the United States ambassador to the UK to perform at Winfield House, his official residence at London's Regent & # 39; s Park, to perform with Her Majesty and to dine.
After she reached the palace to inquire about the Queen's musical taste, her lady on guard told Dennis that she liked to keep tune, especially from Oklahoma & # 39 ;.
With 20 other guests, including Katherine Jenkins, he joined the ambassador and the queen for dinner.
Recalling the experience, Dennis said: & # 39; She was lovely and radiant. She was dressed in a silver robe that sparkled.
Dennis McNeil (photo) added Her Majesty to her favorite tunes from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Oklahoma when he performed for her
After she reached the palace to ask about the musical taste of the queen, her Lady on Guard told Dennis Her Majesty (pictured at Buckingham Palace) & # 39; beloved show deuntune, especially from Oklahoma & # 39 ;.
& # 39; She's a very small thing, but she's not coming out. She has so much grace and power. & # 39;
During the performance, the monarch pulled lipstick from her bag to replenish her makeup, which according to Dennis & # 39; so warm and human & # 39; used to be.
About his performance of Oklahoma's most famous song, Oh What a Beautiful Morning, he added: & # 39; Many people in the room sang along, including the queen. That was really cool. & # 39;
& # 39; She told about the first opera she heard, Wagner & # 39; s Tristan and Isolde, when she was 8 years old. Her mother took her with her sister Margaret.
During the performance, the monarch pulled lipstick from her bag to replenish her makeup, which according to Dennis & # 39; so warm and human & # 39; used to be. About his performance of Oklahoma's most famous song, Oh What a Beautiful Morning, he added: & # 39; Many people in the room sang along, including the queen. That was really cool. & # 39;
& # 39; I don't think it was an opera that held her or her sister's sense of humor. I joked with her that Wagner & # 39; s music is not as bad as it sounds. & # 39;
Dennis, who acted for five US presidents, added that the couple talked about & # 39; knee replacements & # 39; and that the queen & # 39; a great lover of music & # 39; used to be.
The singer, who toured with Beyonce and sang with U2 and the Beatles, added that the queen said the music & # 39; lovely & # 39; was when she left.
& # 39; When the car started to pull away, she passed that trademark wave through the window. It was pretty phenomenal. I couldn't sleep that night. It was a sort of Cinderella night. I never wanted the evening to end. & # 39;